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US West Nile Virus Cases Up 40 Percent

Published on August 30, 2012 By ardentadmin

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that cases of West Nile virus were up 40% from last week. As of this posting, 1,590 individuals are infected, 66 of which were fatal. Lyle Petersen, director of CDC’s Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases, reiterated previous warnings that this year may yield the highest number of […]

West Nile Cases in United States Spike from Last Week

Published on August 23, 2012 By ardentadmin

The number of infections attributed to West Nile virus in the United States has jumped over 60 percent compared to last week in what is reported as the country’s biggest-ever outbreaks of the disease, according to federal officials. The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that 1,118 cases and 41 deaths had […]