Illinois Confirms First West Nile Death
(Springfield, IL) — A man in his 60s from LaSalle County is the first person to die from the West Nile virus in Illinois this year. The state’s Department of Public Health confirmed the man’s death yesterday. The state says, so far this year, 22 people have gotten sick from the virus. Last year 90 people got sick with West Nile; eight of them died.
Benjamin Yount/ikg IL)
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