Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, August 10th, 2004
Health officials doused bug spray on the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanical Garden in this leafy suburb just 15 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, a day after it was announced that a dead crow discovered in suburban Simi Valley, just northwest of Los Angeles, had tested positive for West Nile.
The virus made its first and so far only appearance outside of Southern California when an infected bird was discovered in Bakersfield.
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