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West Nile Case Reported In Beverly Hills

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Centers For Disease Control

A chicken in the Franklin Canyon area has tested positive for the West Nile Virus, according to the Los Angeles County West Vector & Vector-Borne Disease Control District.

The West Nile Virus is a mosquito-borne illness. It most commonly affects birds, but can also spread to humans, mammals and reptiles. Those who frequent the Franklin Canyon area are advised to take precautionary measures against being bitten by infected mosquitoes.

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