Infected American robins spread West Nile virus

That’s the possibility uncovered after research at UW-Madison:

Birds are far and away the most frequent carriers, and the ubiquitous robin, a mainstay of suburban American lawns, cemeteries and golf courses, has now been identified in several studies, including one by Goldberg’s group, as the West Nile “super spreader.”Via UW-Madison news release

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