Health officials in northwest Nebraska
say they've found West Nile Virus in a dead bird from Box Butte County, a sign
the disease is still present in the area.
It's the first infected bird found in Nebraska
West Nile is passed through the bite
of a mosquito that has picked up the virus by feeding on an infected bird.
Health officials say this means the
virus continues to pose a risk.
So far this year, 22 human cases of West Nile have been