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    Chester County mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus

    Traps places around Chester County have yielded West Nile Virus-carrying mosquitoes in three municipalities.

    West Chester, Parkesburg and Tredyffin are being monitored by the Health Department in light of the discovery, the West Chester Daily Local reports, though officials say the chances of contracting West Nile from a mosquito are small.

    Not until the first frost (around mid-October), can you let up on your mosquito awareness. Until then, where insect repellent and long sleeves and pants, and empty the kiddie pool when you’re done.


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