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California Prepares for West Nile

First it was the economy. Then it was the recall. Now, as if the state of California needed more, the potentially lethal West Nile virus has arrived. Experts on mosquito-borne diseases found the virus in an isolated corner of the state last month. They also found signs that it's still spreading.

To find out more about where the virus might go next and what it might do when it gets there, NPR's John Nielsen met with West Nile experts in three very different parts of the state.

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