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Human West Nile case in Shasta County

Published On: Oct 15 2013 07:46:49 PM CDT
West Nile Virus
REDDING, Calif. -

The first human case of West Nile virus in 2013 has been reported in Shasta County.

The Public Health Department says the patient was an adult from central Shasta County.

That person was not hospitalized and is recovering.

275 human West Nile cases have been reported statewide this year.

Shasta County had only one reported human case in 2012.