News Advisory: West Nile Virus

The rapid spread of the West Nile virus is an increasing health concern for humans and animals. Experts with Colorado State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences are offering current, comprehensive information to Coloradoans on the dangers of the West Nile virus, especially owners of horses, mules, donkeys and other equids. A fact sheet containing information on the West Nile Virus is available to reporters at To have the fact sheet faxed, or for interviews with experts at Colorado State, call Karen Wheeler at (970) 491-6435.