First human West Nile case reported in central Ill.

August 19, 2008 2:32:54 PM PDT
The first human case of the West Nile virus has been reported in central Illinois.A woman living in Montgomery County is the latest to be infected. The health department says she's in her 80s and fell ill towards the end of July.

Montgomery County is one of 14 counties reporting West Nile virus in mosquitoes, birds, horses or humans There are now a total of two human cases in Illinois.


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