Category Archives: Health

West Nile Scare

This isn’t good news! Careful out there, folks.

State agriculture officials say they’ve detected West Nile Virus in a mosquito pool in Pershing County.

The mosquitoes were collected south of Rye Patch Dam at the end of July and tested positive for the virus last week at the Nevada Department of Agriculture’s Animal Disease and Food Safety Laboratory in Reno.

Seriously, is there anything to like about mosquitoes?