Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, October 9th, 2001
An analysis of mosquito traps located throughout the Zoo indicate the mosquito population at the Zoo is at low levels. Along with the Department of Public Health, the Zoo continues to monitor its animal collection closely for signs of exposure to West Nile virus.
"Some of the animals in our collection, especially certain species of birds, are highly vulnerable to West Nile virus," stated Dr. Keith Hinshaw, the Zoo's vice president for Animal Health. In addition to a flamingo reported earlier in September 2001, the Zoo has...
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