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RI health officials report 2017's first human case of West Nile virus

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – The Rhode Island Department of Health has confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus (WNV) in Rhode Island in 2017. 255 more words

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Health unit finds first human case of West Nile in London in two years

Officials with the Middlesex-London Health Unit are urging people across the region to be vigilant, after confirming a human case of West Nile Virus this week. 285 more words

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Illinois reports first human death of West Nile virus for the year

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Public Health confirmed the first human West Nile virus-related death in Illinois for 2017.

A Kankakee County resident who tested positive for the virus died earlier this month. 168 more words

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Dead Birds, Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile In CoCo County

CONCORD (CBS SF) — Three birds from separate Contra Costa County cities and a group of mosquitoes from another have tested positive for West Nile virus, the Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District said Friday. 181 more words

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3rd local death from West Nile 'definitely a concern,' says medical chief

A third person has died from West Nile virus, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit reported Friday.

All these deaths were seniors who died in the last two weeks – two from the City of Windsor and one from Essex County. 473 more words

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Warren mosquito sample tests positive for West Nile virus

WARREN, R.I. (WPRI) – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) announced Tuesday that a mosquito sample collected from Warren on Sept. 252 more words

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Health officials confirm West Nile virus linked to 2 deaths in southwestern Ontario

WINDSOR, Ont. – Health officials in southwestern Ontario say two people have died from West Nile virus in the last week, the first deaths linked to the infection in the area since 2012. 157 more words

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