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MU Researcher Predicts Steady to Decreasing West Nile Virus Cases in Animals this Summer

by Christine Feeley

by Christine Feeley

Missouri’s mild winter is coming to an end. In addition to spring’s warmer temperatures, the change in season means more mosquitoes and a high risk for West Nile Virus infection. A University of Missouri-Columbia researcher who tracks the virus across Missouri said that, although the number of Missouri West Nile cases may decrease this summer, large numbers of birds, mosquitoes and other animals might

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