USGS Researchers: West Nile Moves Bird-to-Bird

Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey said recently that the West Nile Virus can be transmitted from bird-to-bird in a confined laboratory setting. It had been thought that the virus was only transmitted through mosquito bites.

Scientists from the USGS National Wildlife Health Center in Madison, Wisc., placed infected birds in the same biocontainment (BL3) aviary as healthy

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