Six more cases of West Nile virus identified
by Associated Press
Published: September 27,2011
ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Six newly reported cases of West Nile virus bring the total in Mississippi this year to 39.
Yesterday, the state Department of Health reported one in a previously reported West Nile virus case in Jasper County.
The six new cases were in Hinds, Madison, Rankin (3) and Washington counties.
So far this year, cases have been confirmed in Forrest (4), Hinds (6), Jones (4), Madison (6), Pearl River (6), Rankin (5), Washington (2) and one case each in Coahoma, Jasper, Lincoln, Tallahatchie, Tate and Wayne counties. Three deaths have been confirmed, in Jasper, Jones and Pearl River counties.
In 2010, Mississippi had eight WNV cases and no deaths.
To sign up for Mississippi Business Daily Updates, click here.
Top Posts & Pages
- Expert on airlines predicts Jackson-Evers will keep remaining carriers
- IKE TROTTER: There are primary changes in Social Security for 2014
- Keeping our eye on... Liz Lancaster
- MAN OF STEEL: Madhu Ranade leading Severstal Columbus
- Alcorn's finances being investigated; CFO resigns
- C Spire launches next phase of 1-gig service rollout
- NEW ORLEANS SAINTS MOVING — Mississippi company has the task of moving the football team
- Hood issues opinion on open-carry gun law
- GOP Sen. Thad Cochran to run for seventh term
- State of Louisiana mulling plan for Amtrak route