WARREN, RI—West Nile virus has been found in a test pool of mosquitoes in Warren, state officials at the Department of Environmental Management confirmed on Thursday. It is the first time this year the virus has been detected in Rhode Island. No human cases have been reported, but people are reminded to use bug repellant and not allow standing water, where bugs can breed, to collect around their property.
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Originally published August 17, 2017.