West Nile virus found at Irrigon testing site

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — The West Nile virus has been detected in Morrow County.

The East Oregonian newspaper reports (http://is.gd/LzPTvH ) that a strain of the virus was discovered at a testing site in Irrigon.

West Nile is a disease with flu-like symptoms that spreads by mosquitoes.

The Oregon Health Department says 80 percent of people infected with West Nile display no symptoms.

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Information from: East Oregonian, http://www.eastoregonian.info

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