What is West Nile Virus?
It is an infection carried by mosquitoes. People get West Nile Virus from the bite of a mosquito that is infected with West Nile Virus. Mosquitoes become infected when they feed on a bird that has the virus in its blood. Once infected the mosquito can spread the virus to humans and other animals.

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1. What is West Nile Virus?
2. How is the Village of Riverside monitoring West Nile Virus in the community?
3. What steps are being taken to control the mosquito population in Riverside?
4. What should I do if I find a dead bird in Riverside?
5. How worried should I be about getting infected with West Nile Virus?
6. What are the symptoms of West Nile Virus?