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West Nile virus reported in Edwardsville

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EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (KMOV.com) --  The West Nile virus has been reported in the City of Edwardsville.

A post on the town’s Facebook page said the Madison County Health Department was contacted about the discovery on July 22.

City officials said insecticide will be sprayed more frequently and they will identify and treat areas with standing water.

Click here for more information on the virus and tips on how to protect yourself. 

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