Health Department identifies three more West Nile cases
Published: August 19,2013
FORREST COUNTY and HINDS COUNTY — The Mississippi State Department of Health says there are three new human cases of West Nile virus for 2013.
The reported cases are two in Hinds County and one in Forrest County, bringing the state total for 2013 to 15 cases, with one death.
So far this year, cases have been reported in Bolivar, Forrest, Hinds, Lamar, Leflore, Lincoln, Lowndes, Madison, Marion, Rankin and Wayne counties. The Health Department only reports laboratory-confirmed cases to the public.
In 2012, Mississippi had 247 WNV cases and five deaths.
To sign up for Mississippi Business Daily Updates, click here.
FOLLOW THE MBJ ON TWITTERMy Tweets
Top Posts & Pages
- Peavey's wellness program honored after workers drop 1,000 pounds
- Pickering lists concerns over Mississippi Adequate Education Program formula
- Group, lesbian couples look to overturn state's ban on same-sex marriages
- Watkins says JRA out to block him from Farish by repaying HUD $1.5M
- Mississippi Film Studios signs contract with New Orleans company
- State renews battle over water use with city of Memphis
- Mars Food expanding Delta plant; investing $31M and adding jobs
- DAVID DALLAS: You say “Obama”, I say “Ebola”
- Biloxi baseball project still alive but may be held for 2015