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Another death, nine new cases of West Nile reported

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 total for 2012 to 85 ...

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Officials identify 17 more human cases of West Nile virus

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The Mississippi Department of Health is reporting 17 new cases of West Nile virus. The reported cases are in Forrest (1), Hinds (2), Jones (1), Lamar (1), Lincoln (1), Lowndes (1), Marion (1), Rankin (5), Sunflower (2) and Washington (1) counties with one additional unknown county. So far this year, the state has reported 76 cases. One ...

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State now up to 11 confirmed human cases of West Nile virus

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The Mississippi State Health Department is reporting seven new human case of West Nile virus in the state. The new cases are in Marion, Yazoo, Hinds, Jones, Forrest, Covington and Coahoma counties, bringing the state total for 2012 to 11. So far this year, cases have been reported in Lauderdale, Hancock, Lincoln, Marion, Yazoo, Hinds, Jones, Forrest, ...

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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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Health Department reports third human case of West Nile

LINCOLN COUNTY — The Mississippi State Health Department is reporting a third human case of West Nile virus in the state. The new case is in Lincoln County. Other cases are in Lauderdale and Hancock counties. Mississippi had 52 cases and five deaths from West Nile virus last year. MSDH has identified WNV positive mosquitoes in Forrest, Pike, Lincoln and ...

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Health Department confirms first human cases of West Nile

LAUDERDALE COUNTY and HANCOCK COUNTY — The Mississippi Health Department is reporting two human cases of West Nile virus, the first confirmed cases in the state for 2012. The cases are in Lauderdale and Hancock counties. Mississippi had 52 cases and five deaths from West Nile virus last year. The Health Department also has found mosquitoes that tested positive for ...

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Two more West Nile virus cases identified

FORREST COUNTY and RANKIN COUNTY — Two newly reported cases of West Nile virus bring the total in Mississippi this year to 18. The state Health Department announced the latest case yesterday. The department said the new cases were from Forrest and Rankin counties. There has been one West Nile virus death in the state this year, a Jones County ...

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