West Nile cases still growing — up to 236 with five deaths
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.
To sign up for Mississippi Business Daily Updates, click here.
Top Posts & Pages
- Spivey named Under 40 Business Person of the Year by the Mississippi Business Journal
- Bids on reworking Interstate 55 stretch are rejected
- JACK WEATHERLY: Economic development in these parts is a ‘family’ business
- Two new casinos like the odds on Mississippi Gulf Coast
- Report ranks state schools' performance 51st in the nation
- The leadership styles of President Obama
- JACK WEATHERLY: Finding a house, defending a neighborhood, finding a voice
- Nehi Bottling Company has been a Cleveland fixture for 85 years
- WRESTLING SUCCESS — Ted DiBiase Jr. leaves ring to become entrepreneur