Peak West Nile virus season is here again | Echo Press

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Peak West Nile virus season is here again

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The first human case of West Nile virus (WNV) disease for 2010 in a Minnesota resident was confirmed this week. State health officials are reminding Minnesotans to protect themselves from mosquitoes from now through September.


A Yellow Medicine County man is the state's first laboratory-confirmed WNV case of the year. He was hospitalized with West Nile encephalitis in late July.

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