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West Nile cases still growing — up to 236 with five deaths

by Associated Press Published: November 6,2012

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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 […] [...]

State sets new record — 225 human cases of West Nile confirmed

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports 12 new human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) for 2012. The new cases were reported in Coahoma (1), Forrest (1), Hancock (1), Lauderdale (1), Lowndes (1), Madison (1), Pearl River (1), Rankin (3), Walthall (1) and Wayne (1) counties, bringing the state total […] [...]

State’s human cases of West Nile virus tops 200

by Associated Press Published: October 9,2012

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ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The state Department of Health is reporting 13 new human cases of West Nile virus. The new cases were reported in DeSoto (1), Forrest (1), Hancock (1), Hinds (2), Holmes (1), Lauderdale (1), Pike (1), Panola (1), Rankin (1), Scott (1), Walthall (1) and Winston (1) counties, bringing the state total to […] [...]

State records fifth death from West Nile virus

by Associated Press Published: October 2,2012

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MADISON COUNTY — A fifth victim of West Nile virus has died in Mississippi. The Mississippi State Department of Health said someone who had earlier been infected in Madison County has died, bringing the state’s 2012 death total to five. The state also reported 14 new cases Monday, pushing the year’s total to 200. That’s […] [...]

State’s West Nile virus cases hit 186; four deaths

by Associated Press Published: September 25,2012

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ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The state Department of Health is reporting 17 new human cases of West Nile virus, bringing the total to 186 cases and four deaths. In 2011, Mississippi had 52 West Nile virus cases and five deaths. The health department only reports laboratory-confirmed cases to the public. The Clarion-Ledger reports the new cases […] [...]

New West Nile virus cases bring state total to 169

by Associated Press Published: September 17,2012

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ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 29 new human cases of the West Nile virus. The new cases were reported in Adams (2), Claiborne (1), Harrison (1), Hinds (5), Humphreys (1), Jackson (1), Jefferson Davis (1), Lamar (1), Lauderdale (1), Madison (5), Perry (1), Rankin (6), Sunflower (1), Warren (1), […] [...]

Officials: This will probably be worst year ever for West Nile

by Associated Press Published: September 13,2012

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ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Health officials say they’re convinced this will be the worst year for West Nile virus deaths and severe illnesses since the disease hit America’s shores in 1999. So far, 1,405 serious illnesses and 118 deaths from West Nile have been reported across the country. The bulk is in Texas but Louisiana, Mississippi, […] [...]

State’s West Nile virus cases hit 140; four deaths

by Associated Press Published: September 11,2012

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ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 26 new human cases of the West Nile virus. The new cases were reported in Bolivar (1), Calhoun (1), Copiah (2), Forrest (1), Hinds (1), Jackson (2), Jasper (2), Leake (1), Madison (6), Marion (1), Rankin (5), Sunflower (1), Walthall (1) and Yazoo (1) […] [...]

Number of human cases of West Nile virus hits 95

by Associated Press Published: August 28,2012

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ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 10 new cases of the West Nile virus. The reported new cases are in Forrest (1), Lamar (1), Lawrence (1), Lincoln (2), Madison (1), Marion (1), Rankin (2), and Warren (1) counties, bringing the state total for 2012 to 95 cases and two deaths. […] [...]

Another death, nine new cases of West Nile reported

by MBJ Staff Published: August 24,2012

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ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports the second death and nine new human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) for 2012. The death was in Lincoln County, and the new cases were reported in Copiah (1), Hinds (2), Lawrence (1), Lincoln (1), Rankin (3) and Smith counties, bringing the state […] [...]

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