Klamath County Mosquito Tests Positive for West Nile

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Klamath Falls, Ore.– Some mosquitoes in Klamath County have tested positive for West Nile Virus. Klamath Vector Control tested about 50 mosquitoes from the area, and one of the insects tested positive for the virus. The CDC reports that about 20% of those who get the virus report flu-like symptoms such as fever, headaches, and body aches. Less than 1-percent can develop a severe neurological condition that rarely leads to death. The infected mosquito was found south of Klamath Falls.

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