Birds test positive for West Nile virus in El Dorado County

El Dorado County Environmental Management and Health Services Departments received confirmation on June 13, 2012 that West Nile virus has been detected in two birds found in the South Lake Tahoe area; the first confirmed positive results for 2012. The birds, two American Robins, were found on June 6, 2012 in the Tahoe Keys area of South Lake Tahoe. There have been no human cases of West Nile virus reported in El Dorado County for 2012.

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