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By Chris McDaniel
The Courier 

Beware the Mosquito Carrying West Nile Virus

Season Spans July Through October

 

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West Nile Virus is carried by mosquitoes, which can infect humans when they feed. Montana has reported a total of 14 WNV-related deaths since surveillance began in 2002.

With summer days comes the threat of the West Nile Virus (WNV), the leading cause of mosquito-borne disease in the continental United States. While there was only one human infected in 2020, and no cases yet reported this year, the threat is real...



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