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West Nile Virus In Western New York

West Nile Virus In Western New York

Amherst, N.Y. - Western New York is seeing its first signs of West Nile virus this year.

The Buffalo News reports two pools of mosquitoes infected with the virus have been found in Amherst. Erie County health officials say the samples were found July 17 and 18.

 No one has contracted the virus in New York State yet this year -- but it's now cropped up in nine upstate counties.

 

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