First West Nile virus of season found in sample
MADISON COUNTY — The first positive test for West Nile virus in Mississippi during the current season has been found in a mosquito sample in Madison County.
The state health department says it will be conducting regular testing across the state during the mosquito season months of July through September.
Only one positive human case has been reported so far this in Mississippi. That was discovered in February in Coahoma County.
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