Study Might Link American Robins to West Nile Virus

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A recent DNA study of the blood consumed by 300 mosquitoes in Connecticut over the past three years found that 40% of them fed on American robins (Turdus migratorius), while only 1% fed on American crows (Corvus brachyrhynchos). Theodore Andreadis, MS, PhD, from the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, led the study. He turned his findings over to the Centers for

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