City to spray insecticide Monday on Southwest Side

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Mosquitos test positive for West Nile in Will County

Sun-Times file photo

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Insecticide will be sprayed Monday to combat mosquitoes in parts of Chicago Lawn and West Lawn on the Southwest Side.

The spraying is an effort to combat the spread of the West Nile virus, the Chicago Department of Health said. Spraying will begin at dusk and continue until about 1 a.m.


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