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WI Human West Nile Case

By: NBC 15
By: NBC 15

Another case of human West Nile virus strikes Wisconsin.

State health officials say a person in Buffalo County tested positive for the virus. It is the fourth case found in humans this year. Two people were confirmed to have the virus in Dane County, another in Marathon County.

Fewer than one percent of people bitten by a mosquito become seriously ill with the virus. Thirty birds and four horses in Wisconsin have also tested positive this season.


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