First West Nile case reported in DuPage County

August 14, 2012 8:26:51 PM PDT
The year's first human case of West Nile virus in DuPage County has been reported.

The case turned up in west suburban Downers Grove.

The DuPage County Health Department says a woman in her 50s has been infected.

Officials say West Nile virus activity is widespread in DuPage County so residents are urged to protect themselves.