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on July 29, 2021

Delaware reports first case of WNV in sentinel chickens

Precautions should be taken to prevent the mosquito-borne disease.

West Nile virus (WNV), a viral disease in people spread by infected mosquitos, was detected at a New Castle County, Delaware, sentinel chicken station on July 19, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) announced on July 27.

This is the first reported case in the…

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