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Va. mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus

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Posted at 6:58 PM, Jun 27, 2012
and last updated 2012-06-27 18:58:25-04

Some mosquitoes in Virginia have tested positive for West Nile virus.

Officials in Prince William and Fairfax say they have found mosquito pools with the virus.

These cases were discovered a few weeks early from when they are typically found in July.

Recent rainfall and warm wneather are contributing to a population boost in mosquitoes.

No human cases have been reported this year.