Click here for the West Nile Weekly, August 14th, 2017

Click here for the West Nile Weekly, August 14th, 2017

We may have reached the peak of WNV risk in 2017. Cold, dry weeks have suppressed risk, but mosquito infection rates are still rising. There is concern, especially in the coming week, that end-of-summer and back-to-school events may expose individuals to more infected mosquitoes than usual, since both humans and mosquitoes may have been avoiding the unpleasant weather and will take advantage of a cooler week.