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Orange County to use warrants and fish to control West Nile Virus




Contra Costa County Mosquito and Vector Control District technician Josefa Cabada releases a bag of Gambusia affinis, better known as
Contra Costa County Mosquito and Vector Control District technician Josefa Cabada releases a bag of Gambusia affinis, better known as "Mosquito Fish" into a neglected pool on May 9, 2008 in Concord, California.
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There have been 57 human cases of West Nile Virus in California this year, four of which have been fatal. The West Nile infection is caused by a virus transmitted by mosquitos.

In an effort to try to stop the its spread, officials in Orange County are trying out a new method, placing fish into neglected pools. To explain how this works, Take Two is joined by Robert Cummings, director of scientific technical services at O.C. Vector Control.