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 »

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 »