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West Nile virus found in Fargo mosquitoes.

West Nile virus found in Cass mosquitoes

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By Helmut Schmidt /The Forum

FARGO – Three pools of mosquitoes in Cass County tested positive for West Nile virus on Tuesday, Vector Control reported.

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In response, the cities of Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo sprayed Wednesday for adult mosquitoes.

One human case of West Nile virus was recently reported in Grant County, and Grand Forks has found infected mosquitoes and birds, said Ben Prather, director of Cass County Vector Control.

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