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Aug. 8, 2017: Trapping and testing of mosquitoes in Knox County has resulted in the positive identification of West Nile Virus (WNV) in three different locations. Late Monday, the Knox County Health Department received notification of the positive results from the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) which had placed the mosquito traps at the end of July The positive samples were collected in Fredericktown, Gambier and the Apple Valley area of Howard. Read full story >>

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