First Human Case of West Nile Virus Confirmed


Tuesday, September 20
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A Windsor-Essex County resident has tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). This marks the first confirmed clinically diagnosed human case for our area in 2016. Most people with WNV never develop symptoms and will not know that they have the virus. Approximately 25% of the people develop West Nile fever. A small number of people (less than 1%) develop severe neuro-invasive disease.

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