Experts warn this year could be one of the worst because of the humid temperatures and rainfall.
The positive test was in the Phoenixville area, part of a regular surveillance program that’s been in place for years, where traps are set to collect mosquitoes to scan for West Nile Virus. Richard Johnson with the Chester County Health Department says the positive test is not reason for alarm, but is reason for further testing.
Health officials in Camden County have confirmed its fifth case of West Nile Virus.
New Jersey health officials are reporting the first death in the state this year of a person from the mosquito-borne West Nile virus.
It’s only the first week of March and already state health officials are concerned about the impact of mosquitoes this Spring. The little bugs can already been seen buzzing around some Delaware Valley neighborhoods.
It’s only the first week of March and already state health officials are concerned about the impact of mosquitoes this spring.