Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, June 27th, 2000
The virus can cause a form of encephalitis which killed seven people in the New York City area last year.
Health Canada spokesman Eric Morin said 60 coops with 10 chickens have been placed at "strategic locations" along the border. Morin was unable to say exactly where the birds were because he didn't know. "They're posted all along the border, from Saskatchewan to the Atlantic," Morin said.
He said that throughout the mosquito season,...
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