West Nile Virus

Crow found in La Jolla tests positive for West Nile Virus

Crow found in La Jolla tests positive for West Nile Virus

A dead crow recently found in La Jolla was the first in San Diego County to test positive for West Nile Virus this year, the county Department of Environmental Health announced Oct. 30.

The crow was discovered Oct. 24 at a location west of Interstate 5 and south of La Jolla Cove. DEH doesn't release the specific location where infected animals are found, to prevent the public from being lulled into a false sense of security, Supervising Vector Ecologist Chris Conlan told the

La Jolla Light.

"That doesn't mean that's where the bird got infected," he said. "Birds fly. ... It could have been...

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