City to spray insecticide Monday on Southwest Side

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The West Nile virus is transmitted through the bite of a mosquito, which has picked up the virus by feeding on an infected bird.

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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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