West Nile Virus Detected in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. – West Nile Virus has been detected in a batch of mosquitoes collected earlier this month in Medford. It is the first case of West Nile found in Jackson County this year. Officials with Vector Control said the virus was detected from a single pool of trapped mosquitoes, taken August 16 near Bear … Continue reading »

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 »