Pool of mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus in Dayton park

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DAYTON, Ohio (AP) -- Health officials say a pool of mosquitoes has tested positive for the West Nile virus in a wooded area of a southwest Ohio park.

The Dayton Daily News reports officials say the recent test of mosquitoes in a wooded area at Dayton's Wegerzyn Gardens MetroPark was the first positive one in the region this season.

Public health officials say it is the first positive test in the Dayton area so far this season.

The Dayton Daily News reports the Columbus area has also seen one positive test so far this summer.

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