West Nile found in birds in Gaffney & Cherokee Co.

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This 2006 photo provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a female Aedes aegypti mosquito in the process of acquiring a blood meal from a human host. (James Gathany/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention via AP)

CHEROKEE Co., SC (WSPA) – SC Dept. of Health and Environmental Control says two birds have tested positive for West Nile Virus, according to Cherokee Co. officials.

The birds were found in the Hillside Drive area of Gaffney and the Rodeo Drive area of the county.

They say the areas will be treated as early as Wednesday night.

You can find out more about West Nile Virus here.

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