A Plague on the White House:

“A dead crow discovered on the White House grounds was infected with West Nile virus, health officials said after the bird was tested.

The crow is one of two found near a fountain on the South Lawn this week. The first was discovered late Sunday by Secret Service officers, who then found the second early Monday….An additional 45 dead birds in the city have tested positive for West Nile so far this year, according to the city’s Health Department.” Boston Globe