Another case of West Nile virus reported Thursday in Oklahoma
Experts say the number of cases of West Nile virus in Oklahoma peaked in early September. Public health officials say even though the number of cases is slowing, it’s important to take precautions against mosquitoes.
The state Health Department confirmed one case of West Nile virus on Thursday, bringing this week’s number of cases to two.
Oklahoma is one of the states hit hardest by West Nile, breaking previous records of the number of cases and deaths reported.
This year, Oklahoma has had 175 confirmed cases of West Nile virus and 12 deaths. Before this year, the highest number of cases the state had seen was in 2007, with 107 cases and nine...
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