So far this year, 21 Coloradans — including four in Weld County — have been infected with the Zika virus, though all contracted the virus after traveling outside the state.
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Thirteen people in Colorado have tested positive for West Nile virus so far this year, including one who died from the disease, the Colorado Health Department announced Wednesday.
The first case of West Nile virus in a horse in Colorado was reported Friday in Weld County, prompting warnings by the state veterinarian to vaccinate farm animals.
Mosquitoes in several areas of Weld County have tested positive for West Nile Virus.
Researchers at the University of Colorado have discovered how severe forms of West Nile virus cause symptoms like memory loss and mood disorders.
The West Nile Virus is spread by mosquitoes, and in 75 percent of those who contract it, no symptoms occur.