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Worst Year Yet For West Nile Virus

So far this year the west Nile Virus has infected more people than in any other year since it’s discovery in 1999. Usually the WNV peaks in mid August however so far this year 47 states have already reported infections with a total of 1,118 diagnosed cases of West Nile Virus which includes 41 deaths and the season isn’t over yet. The West Nile Virus is a member of the Flaviviridae family which also includes the viruses responsible for yellow fever and certain tick borne…

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