Hot, dry weather heightens West Nile virus risk
Published 07/26/2012, The Jamestown Sun
CHICAGO (AP) — Life's a picnic this year for the small, sneaky mosquitoes that carry West Nile virus and pose a deadly risk to humans. Hot, dry weather in the Midwest has created the perfect conditions in still-damp ditches and underground storm water basins where the Culex mosquito breeds.Word count: 674
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