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West Nile Virus Results in 'Tragic Death,' Says Health Officer

Fresno County health officials are urging residents to protect themselves against mosquito bites after the first local death this year caused by the West Nile virus. In addition, the county department of health has been notified of a positive Saint Louis Encephalitis virus human case. "This tragic death from West...

Fresno Mosquitoes Carry Deadly Viruses. How To Protect Yourself.

The Fresno Bee reported Friday that the first positive case of West Nile virus in Fresno County for this year was confirmed by health officials. County health officials said the infected individual, who was older than 65, was not hospitalized but had body aches, shortness of breath, headache and fatigue....