Biologists Warn of West Nile

MEDFORD, Ore. — Experts say the early detection of West Nile in Malheur County, Oregon could be a result of improving surveillance programs. Despite that possibility, finding out the virus is circulating is a bit concerning for local experts. “It’s worrisome because the earlier any of these diseases start, in general the worse they could … Continue reading »

Mosquitoes Tested For West Nile Virus

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Mosquitoes are testing positive for the West Nile Virus in eastern Oregon and health officials are testing thousands here in hopes of detecting it early. The Jackson County Vector Control District has already tested 200 mosquito pools, each pool has 50 mosquitoes. So far, no mosquitoes are testing positive, though the … Continue reading »