Pennsylvania detects West Nile virus in eight counties


HARRISBURG, Pa. – West Nile Virus has been detected in 12 birds in eight Pennsylvania counties.

County breakdowns. The birds in Bucks County are a blue jay in Bristol Township, an American crow in Warminster Township and a blue jay in Falls Township.

The bird in Chester County is an American crow in Tredyffrin Township and the bird from Philadelphia County is an American crow in the city of Philadelphia.

These townships and cities have all had West Nile positives before.

Newly infected. The birds in Centre County are two American crows in State College Borough.

The birds in Delaware County are an American crow in Ridley Park Borough and one in Prospect Park Borough. The bird in Lawrence County is a blue jay from New Castle.

The bird from Montgomery County is an American crow from Whitemarsh Township.

The bird from Union County is an American crow from Mifflinburg Borough.

There have been no previous positive West Nile birds in these boroughs or cities.


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