Mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus discovered in 2 Louisville ZIP Codes – WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB)– Authorities say fogging operations have begun after mosquitoes contaminated with the West Nile virus have actually been found in two Louisville ZIP codes.According to a news release from Metro Louisville, those ZIP codes are 40202 and 40204. The contaminated mosquitoes were found in security traps set by the Department of Public Health and Wellness.” West Nile infected mosquitoes are not unusual for this time of year,” stated Dr. Sarah Moyer, chief health strategist and director of the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness.

No human cases of West Nile have actually been reported in Louisville so far this year. Wednesday morning, the Indiana State Department of Health reported mosquitoes contaminated with West Nile virus in Allen, Marion and St. Joseph counties in the areas of Indianapolis, Fort Wayne and South Bend.Copyright 2020 by WDRB Media.

Dr. Sarah Moyer, director of Public Health and Wellness

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