Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, August 27th, 2002
With the approach of the virus' peak season, some cities have reversed their spraying policies.
The West Nile virus first was found in Ohio last summer in birds and mosquitoes. No human case has been reported here, but 161 people have been infected since the virus first turned up in the United States in 1999, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Eighteen people died, the CDC reported.
Typical symptoms are flulike and relatively mild. ...
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