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CDPH Confirms First Human West Nile Virus Illness of 2017

CDPH Confirms First Human West Nile Virus Illness of 2017 SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced the first confirmed illness in California due to West Nile virus (WNV). The illness occurred in Kings County. “West Nile virus activity in the state is increasing, so I urge Californians to take every possible precaution to protect against mosquito bites,” said CDPH Director and State Public Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith. This year to date, West Nile virus activity has been detected...