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Officials identify another human case of West Nile virus

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The Mississippi State Health Department is reporting one new human case of West Nile virus in the state. The new case is in Jones County. Other cases are in Lincoln, Lauderdale and Hancock counties. In 2011, Mississippi had 52 cases and five deaths from West Nile virus. Health officials say residents should take precautions to reduce the ...

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State's first West Nile case identified

COAHOMA COUNTY — The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports the state’s first human case of West Nile virus (WNV) of 2010 in Coahoma County. In 2009, Mississippi had 53 WNV cases with four resulting in death. Mississippi’s first WNV case of 2009 occurred in January. Although WNV numbers were lower in 2009 than in the previous year, they ...

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