Wisconsin Reports First Human West Nile Virus Case in 2013

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Wisconsin Reports First Human West Nile Virus Case in 2013

July 22, 2013 Updated Jul 22, 2013 at 6:27 PM CST

Madison, WI (NNCNOW.com) - The state of Wisconsin is reporting its first human West Nile virus case this year.

Wisconsin Department of Health officials say the case happened in Dane County.

During 2012, 57 Wisconsin residents developed symptomatic West Nile Virus infection, and five of these reported cases occurred among Dane County residents.

Health officials are reminding people to protect themselves against mosquito bites.

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