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Pittsburgh's West End To Be Sprayed After Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile Virus

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- Recent samples of mosquitoes collected in Pittsburgh's West End tested positive for West Nile virus.

The Allegheny County Health Department will treat West End neighborhoods with a pesticide.

A truck will drive through parts of the West End and spray the pesticide next Tuesday from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The health department says the pesticide is not harmful to people or pets.

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