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Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile in Harris Co.

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Mosquitos like this one can carry West Nile virus. Cropped Photo: CDC / MGN Online Mosquitos like this one can carry West Nile virus. Cropped Photo: CDC / MGN Online
Harris and Montgomery counties have been affected by West Nile. Harris and Montgomery counties have been affected by West Nile.

According to Click2Houston, our Houston-area NBC affiliate, multiple mosquitoes have tested positive for the West Nile Virus in their area.

The Harris County Department of Health released a report Monday stating that mosquitoes in three zip codes have tested positive.

Those are 77026 (Kashmere Gardens/northeast Houston), 77338 (Humble area) and 77087 (Golfcrest/southeast Houston).

The news comes on the heels of an announcement just last week that two mosquito samples had tested positive in neighboring Montgomery County.

Aerial spraying has been taking place in the areas.

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