Dead Birds Infected With West Nile

Another two dead crows in London have tested positive for the West Nile Virus.

A total of three dead birds in the region have been infected with the virus, the first was reported on August 29 in the Hyde Park area.

The latest discoveries were made in Byron and the Old South area.

In addition to the dead birds, the Middlesex-London Health Unit says four mosquito traps have tested positive for West Nile in Strathroy, Dorchester, near London’s Sifton Bog and near the intersection Wellington and Southdale Rd.

There have been no reports of human causes of the virus.

The health unit recommends wearing light coloured clothing and using insect repellent containing DEET to protect yourself.