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Human case of West Nile virus confirmed in Madison County

MADISON COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) – The Madison County Health Department says a human case of West Nile virus has been confirmed in Madison County.

Members the health department have surveyed the area around the patient’s home, searching for and destroying any potential breeding grounds of the infected mosquitoes.

Mosquitoes breed in places like stagnant ditches, discarded tires, unused wading pools, and other assorted containers.