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West Nile Virus Not Transmitted by Consuming Wild Game

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West Nile Virus Not Transmitted by Consuming Wild Game

Thanks for this post. I was wondering just this same question after it was reported on the local news that there have been 7 birds found to be infected with WNV this past week. We have had barrels of rain this season and skeeters are overwhelming in the woods and swamps that I hunt.
I'll feel much better about eating those Doves and Quails that I hope to shoot in a few weeks.

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No problem, JTapia. If your not already may want to use some mosquito repellant while out and about. There have been quite a few people infected with WNV this year here in Colorado.

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West Nile Virus Not Transmitted by Consuming Wild Game

yes ty for info lots of people this way gettin it too but it not all in one region its all over.

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West Nile Virus Not Transmitted by Consuming Wild Game

Heres something I have been concerned about for awhile too. Thanks for posting it.

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