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05.2.2019

Iowa State study: Fifteen years of mosquito data implicate species most likely to transmit West Nile virus in Iowa

By Fred Love, Iowa State University News Service

A recently published study from Iowa State University medical entomologists found transmission of West Nile virus most often occurs in Iowa’s western counties, where the data also found the heaviest concentrations of the mosquito species most often identified as the vector of disease transmission.