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Tests Confirm Season’s First West-Nile-Positive Mosquitoes

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Mosquitoes positive for West Nile Virus have been trapped in Norwalk.  It’s the first sppearance of the virus in the state this summer.

Mosquitos trapped in Norwalk last week were found to carry the virus.  Dr. Theodore Andreadis,  Chief Medical Entomologist at the Conecticut Agricultural Experiment Station says the infected mosquitoes typically show up in early to mid-July.  He says the results should remind people to take steps to protect themselves for the next few months.

For information on West Nile virus and what you can do to prevent getting bitten by mosquitoes, visit the Connecticut Mosquito Management Program website at www.ct.gov/mosquito.

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