West Nile Claims First Victim in California

Aug 6, 2012 7:25 PM

An 88-year old Kern County woman is the first to reportedly die this year from the West Nile Virus. Officials say the elderly and the young are more vulnerable to the virus. So for, more than 240 have fallen ill from the virus nationwide this year.
Officials are warning residents to stay vigilant, and avoid going outdoors during the early morning, or after sunset, when mosquito's are more prevalent.


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