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Officials: CT faces higher West Nile mosquito population

<p>State environmentalists say Connecticut has seen an unusually high number of mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus.</p>

News 12 Staff

Aug 6, 2018, 10:13 AM

Updated 2,142 days ago

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State environmentalists say Connecticut has seen an unusually high number of mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus.
Officials have found the virus in 19 towns this years, but no cases have turned up in humans.
Connecticut has seen 134 cases of West Nile-related sickness and 3 deaths since 2000.
Officials blame humid weather for higher mosquito populations.


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