Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, August 10th, 2004
The 57-year-old Fullerton man is believed to have contracted the virus in Orange County, said Robert Miller, a spokesman for the California Department of Health Services.
Officials warned that the illness has only begun to spread throughout the state.
"We're in for a significant West Nile season in California," said state public health officer Richard Jackson. "I would be surprised if this is the last death we have in the state."
The cause of death of the man, whose name was not released, was confirmed July...
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