Two more cases of West Nile virus identified
by MBJ Staff
Published: August 16,2011
FORREST COUNTY and PEARL RIVER COUNTY — The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports two new human cases of West Nile virus in Forrest and Pearl River counties, bringing the state’s total to 15.
So far this year, cases have been reported in Coahoma, Forrest (two), Hinds (two), Jones (three), Marion, Pearl River (four), Tallahatchie and Wayne counties. The MSDH only reports confirmed cases to the public.
One death has been reported in Jones County.
In 2010, Mississippi had eight WNV cases and no deaths.
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