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Second death reported in Mississippi from West Nile

August 6, 2013

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The Mississippi Department of Health is reporting the state’s second death this year from the West Nile disease.The death occurred in Bolivar County. Mississippi is currently in the peak season for West Nile and four new cases have been reported in Forrest, Hinds, and Rankin counties bringing to total number of cases this year to […]

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MSDH reports new West Nile case, 8 total statewide

August 5, 2013

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West Nile disease is transmitted from birds to mosquitoes and finally to humans. It can be fatal and to date there is no cure.

The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) is reporting one new human case of West Nile virus (WNV) for 2013. The reported case is in LeFlore County, bringing the state total for 2013 to 8 cases, with one death. So far this year, cases have been reported in Forrest (2), Lincoln, Lowndes, Madison, Montgomery, Wayne […]

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Health Department: One new West Nile case reported

July 22, 2013

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The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) is reporting one new human case of West Nile virus (WNV) for 2013. The reported case is in Lincoln County, bringing the state total for 2013 to 7 cases, with one death. So far this year, cases have been reported in Forrest (2), Lincoln, Lowndes, Madison, Montgomery and […]

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Get ready for one of the worst years ever for West Nile

September 13, 2012

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An Associated Press story is predicting that 2012 could be the worst year ever in the U.S. for West Nile disease. 1,405 serious illnesses and 118 deaths have already been logged so far across the country, the highest numbers being in Texas. Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Michigan have also seen large numbers of […]

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MBJ-TV for September 10

September 10, 2012

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Please visit msbusiness.com/video for a look at our work from last week. We … >> went behind-the-scenes with Entergy Mississippi in the aftermath of Hurricane Isaac, >> learned about West Nile disease, >> discussed the bed & breakfast industry in Mississippi … >> and celebrated our 2012 class of “Best Places to Work.” This week […]

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