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COUNTY CONDUCTS LARVICIDE DROP WEDNESDAY AS WEST NILE VIRUS SEASON HEATS UP

 

East County News Service

August 12, 2015 (San Diego)--San Diego County’s environmental health department will conduct its sixth aerial drop of larvicide of the year on wetlands around the county Wednesday to help keep mosquito populations down and West Nile virus at bay.

WEST NILE VIRUS SPIKE IN COUNTY

 

Source: County News Service

June 3, 2015 (San Diego) -- The number of dead birds testing positive for West Nile virus in San Diego County has spiked.  Only 5 dead birds had tested positive for the disease this year as of May 1st.  But a month later, that number has jumped to 29—the highest level in the state.