The Kings Mosquito Abatement District’s is reporting a
significant increase is West Nile virus activity in the City of Lemoore. Over the
last few weeks several dead crows reported by the public have tested positive for
West Nile virus. Additionally, several mosquito samples collected by the District
in the City of Lemoore have also tested positive for WNV over the last week.
"We are very concerned about the rapid increase in activity," said Michael
Cavanagh, District Manager. "We are considering all options available to prevent
human infection, including aerial and ground based fogging."
Although District staff is larviciding all known breeding sites on a regular basis to