West Nile Virus Found in two more mosquitoes in Walla Walla County
July 15, 2021
WALLA WALLA—Walla Walla Department of Community Health (DCH) was notified that West Nile virus has been detected in two additional mosquitoes in the Burbank area of Walla Walla County.
While mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus can spread the infection to humans, most people infected with the virus do not get sick. About one in five will develop a fever or other symptoms that go away without medical treatment. Last year, two people in Washington were reported to have become infected with West Nile virus.
For a small number of people, infection with West Nile virus can lead to permanen...