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More dead birds with West Nile discovered in Antioch

Friday, September 21, 2012

More dead birds and mosquitoes with West Nile virus have turned up in Contra Costa County.

The mosquitoes were found in Antioch. Four infected birds were found in Concord, Brentwood and Knightsen. And two chickens were from the Holland Tract.

Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control has been fogging in high-risk areas. Most recently, in Antioch last night.

There have been two reported cases of human West Nile infection in Contra Costa this year.

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