[Tweeters] red tail tests positive for west nile

ravenintherain ccorax at blarg.net
Thu Sep 27 10:57:14 PDT 2007


dave templeton wrote:

> http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/eastsidenews/2003906453_dige27m.html

>

> good reason not to handle anything dead, especially raptors and corvids.

>

> regards,

>

> dave templeton

> fall city

>

> crazydave65atinboxdotcom

>

>

From what I read, West Nile virus is spread via mosquito bite, so
handling would not be an issue for this virus. It could be an issue for
avian influenza or bird flu.

Dale

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Dale Chase
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