What is West Nile virus?
West Nile can be a serious, even fatal illness, that can affect people, horses, certain types of birds, and other animals. West Nile virus first appeared in 1999 in New York City. Since 1999, West Nile virus has spread rapidly throughout the country. In 2002, the virus was found for the first time in birds and horses in Washington State. The CDC offers an overview of the West Nile virus online.

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1. What is West Nile virus?
2. How is West Nile virus spread?
3. Who is at risk?
4. Most Common Symptoms
5. What type of mosquito repellant is effective?
6. How do I report a dead bird?