West Nile cases still growing — up to 236 with five deaths
by Associated Press
Published: November 6,2012
ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting three new human cases of West Nile virus, the lowest weekly total in months.
The new cases were reported in Jones, Lincoln and Simpson counties, bringing the state total to 236 cases and five deaths.
This is the highest number of WNV cases ever reported in Mississippi.
In 2011, Mississippi had 52 West Nile virus cases and five deaths. The Health Department only reports laboratory-confirmed cases to the public.
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