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Mosquitoes Collected In Bordeaux Test Positive For West Nile

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A batch of mosquitoes collected in the Bordeaux area have tested positive for West Nile virus, according to the Metro Public Health Department.

Pest Management staff captured the mosquitoes near the intersection of Clarksville Pike and West Hamilton. They will visit the area Monday to place additional mosquito traps and pass out fliers. They will also inspect standing water areas and apply larvicide if mosquito larvae are present, but they do not plan to spray in the area.

Officials said this is the first time this year mosquitoes have tested positive for WNV. There have been no human cases reported.

The Health Department began trapping mosquitoes last week and sending them to be tested at the Tennessee Department of Health's lab.

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