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Wet spring greets seasonal hunt for disease-bearing mosquitoes, ticks

Chrissy Edwards-McCune was hired in May 2022 as the West Nile virus program technician for the Westmoreland Conservation District. Here she displays a gravid trap used to collect mosquitoes to be tested for infection with the virus.

Beginning Monday, Chrissy Edwards-McCune will be out and about in Westmoreland County — setting traps to collect mosquitoes that might be infected with diseases and could bite humans and make them sick.

Source: The Tribune-Review

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