First human case of West Nile virus of 2019 confirmed in Tulsa County

First human case of West Nile virus of 2019 confirmed in Tulsa County
File photo of a mosquito.

TULSA, Okla. — Quick Facts:

"West Nile virus was confirmed in mosquitoes in Tulsa County in early May, and we expect to encounter more positive trap locations throughout the county this season. Everyone can take steps to reduce standing water and protect themselves against mosquito bites to help prevent the spread of mosquito-borne illnesses like West Nile virus." - Tulsa Health Department

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