Health officials working against West Nile

Published 06/06 2013 09:29PM

Updated 06/07 2013 10:54AM

CHAMPAIGN -- Mosquitoes don't stand a chance against the Champaign County Health Department. Health department officials are riding around on bicycles to stop the population from growing and spreading the West Nile Virus.

For the next six weeks, they will put chemical in mosquito-breeding grounds. They will also test the mosquitoes for the virus.

Last year, there was concern over the number of mosquitoes in the county with West Nile. So far, no cases have been found this year.

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