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West Nile detected in Cheyenne Mosquitos


August 5, 2021

Cheyenne, WY (8/3/21) – The City of Cheyenne has detected the first pools, or group, of mosquitoes to test positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) this year in Laramie County. The test was confirmed by the Wyoming State Veterinary Lab. The infected mosquitoes were collected from traps near the North Cheyenne Community Park during the week of July 26th as part of the City’s ongoing mosquito surveillance efforts. Precautions should be taken across town as infected birds can carry virus over long distances. No human cases have been reported this season. The last human case reported in Cheyenne...

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