Local bird tests positive for West Nile
Last updated 4/26/2007 at Noon
SAN DIEGO — County Vector Control officials have announced that another dead crow, this one found in the Fallbrook area, has tested positive for West Nile virus. This is the fourth bird to test positive this year. To date, eight California counties are reporting cases of West Nile virus, though none in California have been human.
To report dead birds, mosquito breeding areas, inoperative swimming pools or standing water, please call County Vector Control at (858) 694-2888. For more information about the virus, call the county’s West Nile virus information line at (888) 551-INFO (4636) or visit http://www.SDFightTheBite.com.