Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus in Godfrey - KMOV.com

Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus in Godfrey

ST. LOUIS (KMOV) – Test results released today confirm the first positive test for West Nile Virus in the metro area.

The virus was found in a mosquito batch in Godfrey, Illinois.

The best way to avoid contracting West Nile is to use insect repellent with deet.

West Nile Virus is transmitted through a mosquito bite from a mosquito that has fed from an infected bird.

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