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Risk of West Nile virus remains low despite mosquito boom in flood areas

Mosquito populations along the Missouri River have skyrocketed due to recent flooding.

The good news is that mosquito species linked to transmission of West Nile virus (WNV) aren’t part of this population explosion, said a University of Missouri Extension entomologist.

"The threat of WNV transmission is not necessarily elevated because the types of mosquitoes associated with flooding are not the same as those associated with transmitting WNV," said Richard Houseman.

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