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2:47 pm CDT June 27, 2018

The North Shore Mosquito Abatement District has found the first West Nile virus positive mosquitoes to occur in traps in Northfield this year.

Batches of mosquitoes collected on June 25 from the district’s traps in Northfield, Glencoe and Evanston tested positive for West Nile virus in the lab on June 26.

This year, West Nile positive batches of mosquitoes have also been found in NSMAD traps located in Glenview, Lincolnwood, Morton Grove, Niles and Skokie.