West Nile Virus Found In Ruffed Grouse In Minnesota, But Results Show Some Are Able To Survive

West Nile Virus Found In Ruffed Grouse In Minnesota, But Results Show Some Are Able To Survive


WHICH FEATURED YOGA CLASSS AND A DEMENTIA LAB. TEST RESULTS FROM THE FIRST YEAR OF A STUDY INDICATE THAT ROUGHED GROUSE IN MICHIGAN AND WISCONSIN AND MINNESOTA CAN SURVIVE THE WEST NILE VIRUS. THE MINNESOTA DNR ON TUESDAY REPORTED THAT SAMPLES FROM GROUSE SHOT BY HUNTERS LAST YEAR FOUND ANTIBODIES CONSISTENT WITH WEST NILE IN ABOUT 13% OF THE BIRDS SAMPLED IN MINNESOTA AND MICHIGAN AND 29% IN WISCONSIN. OFFICIALS SAY THE STUDY SHOWS AT LEAST SOME BIRDS EXPOSED TO VIRUS SURVIVE AND THEY’RE NOT SICK WHEN HARVESTED IN THE FALL. BUT IT DOESN’T SHOW HOW MANY DIE FROM THE MOSQUITO-BORNE DISEASE

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