A potentially deadly virus was found in pool samples and two crows in Atlantic County. West Nile Virus, has been confirmed in eight mosquito pool samples, four taken from Northfield and four from Linwood, in addition to two crows collected from Linwood, according to the Atlantic County Division of Public Health. West Nile Virus can be transmitted to birds, animals and humans from infected mosquitoes. Areas with standing water particularly in warm weather provide ideal conditions for mosquitoes to breed. Health officials warn people to be extra careful to avoid mosquito bites and use repellent.
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