- PRO/AH/EDR> West Nile virus (08): Americas (USA) hawk, alert
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 19:40:27 -0400
West Nile Virus -- United States
A dead Cooper's hawk found in Lakeside has tested positive for West Nile virus [WNV], making it the 1st sign this year  of the potentially deadly disease in San Diego County.
County Vector Control officials said people should remember to follow the County's "Prevent, Protect, Report" guidelines -- particularly to dump out standing water and to wear insect repellent -- to protect themselves from mosquitoes that can transmit WNV and other diseases, such as chikungunya, dengue and