West Nile Virus Detected in Mosquitoes

POSTED BY: News Department
Friday, August 2, 2002 - 06:08 PM
1 / 1

Today, Jennifer Hoffman from the Zanesville-Muskingum County Department announced that the West Nile Virus has spread from birds to mosquitoes. Only June 25th in Wayne Township a trap detected the virus. And on July 3rd, the virus was detected in Falls Township. So far, Ohio hasn't had any reports of humans infected, but Louisiana has called for a state health emergency, because 58 people were diagnosed with the West Nile Virus and four of those died.

For the best experience, use one of the following browsers:      Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Apple Safari
Follow Us:  WHIZ-TV      Z92 Morning Rush      @WHIZnewscom      @WHIZscores      @WHIZweather      @Z92MorningRush
Share: