Mosquito-borne Illness

9:39 am
Fri September 20, 2013

First West Nile Death This Year Reported In NC

The mosquito is the most common carrier of West Nile virus,
Credit Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

State health officials have confirmed the first death from West Nile virus in North Carolina this year.   The Department of Health and Human Services says the victim was an adult in Wilson County.  Privacy rules do not allow the age, name or gender to be disclosed. 

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