West Nile Virus Activity in San Diego County

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The County of San Diego Vector Control Program protects the health, safety, and well-being of all residents. Vector Control staff monitor and control WNV by trapping, testing and killing mosquito larvae.

 

2014 West Nile Virus Activity

Source of Positives Number of Positives to Date
Dead Birds 11
Sentinel Chickens 0
Mosquito Pools 1
Horses 0
Humans 2
Total Source Positives 14
2014 Dead Birds
Case Number Location Type of Bird Date Found Date of Positive Test
11 San Diego American Crow 09/12/2014 09/15/2014
10 La Mesa American Crow 09/09/2014 09/10/2014
9 El Cajon Cooper's Hawk 08/18/2014 08/27/2014
8 El Cajon American Crow 08/22/2014 08/27/2014
7 El Cajon Scrub Jay 08/22/2014 08/27/2014
6 El Cajon American Crow 08/18/2014 08/21/2014
5 El Cajon Cooper's Hawk 08/15/2014 08/21/2014
4 La Mesa Scrub Jay 08/12/2014 08/13/2014
3 San Diego American Crow 08/07/2014 08/13/2014
2 El Cajon Sharp Shinned Hawk 08/02/2014 08/06/2014
1 San Diego American Crow 07/14/2014 07/17/2014
2014 Human Cases
Case Number Date of Confirmed Test Sex Age Location
2 08/29/2014 M 73 La Mesa
1* 07/18/2014 M 43 Santee

*Probable non-locally acquired case

2014 Mosquito Pools
Case Number Date Collected Date of Positive Test Location
1 08/26/2014 08/29/2014 San Diego
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For More Information On
WNV Or Other Vectors Contact:
(858) 694-2888
vector@sdcounty.ca.gov

Last Updated: September 11, 2014