Mosquitoes -- not birds -- may have carried West Nile virus across U.S.

Monday, March 1, 2010 - 22:14 in Biology & Nature

Mosquitoes -- not birds as suspected-- -- may have a played a primary role in spreading West Nile virus westward across the United States, according to new research. The study is among the first to examine the role of mosquitoes in the dispersion of West Nile virus across the U.S.

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