West Nile Virus

West Nile Death
The Billings Gazette reports that an as yet unidentified elderly Yellowstone County man has died from West Nile virus. RiverStone Health and the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services announced on Wednesday this is the first death associated with West Nile virus in Montana since 2016…
West Nile Mosquito detected
The Cascade County Weed & Mosquito Division said it has detected its first West Nile Virus-positive mosquito sample of the year. The sample was collected approximately six miles north of Great Falls on July 12th, and was confirmed to be West Nile Virus positive by the lab at the Montana Depa…
2 Horses Test Positive For West Nile Virus
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana officials say two horses have tested positive for West Nile virus.
The state Department of Livestock said Wednesday the horses in Carbon and Powder River counties are the first cases reported in Montana since 2009...