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    Current West Nile outbreak is largest in US history

    The number of cases so far this year is the highest recorded through August since the disease was first detected in the United States in 1999. As of Tuesday, 38 states had reported human infections.
    The cases reported to the CDC as of Tuesday total 1,118, including 41 deaths. That number rose to 42 on Wednesday when a death was reported in Arkansas.
    West Nile outbreak largest ever in U.S. - CNN.com

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    It's nothing to play with. I had a mild case a few years back and it was like having the flu for a month.


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    We have had four cases so far reported in my county alone. I only worry because mosquitoes absolutely adore me. If I'm outside for more than a minute, it's a guaranteed bite and I'm allergic to DEET. Ugh.
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