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Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile in Franklin County

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PASCO, Wash.- The Franklin County Mosquito District says mosquitoes trapped in the northern part of the county have tested positive for West Nile Virus.

David Dorsett, district director, says this is the first pool of mosquitoes collected this year that tested positive.

Dorsett says workers trapped the pool on North Wahluke Road.

Workers will spray the area from the ground as well as from planes Wednesday and Thursday.

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