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First Human Cases of West Nile Confirmed In North Dakota

The two cases reside in LaMoure and Barnes Counties and were not hospitalized for their illnesses.

BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) has confirmed the first human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) disease for the season. Additionally, three birds from Grand Forks County have tested positive for WNV. To help avoid contracting the virus, state and local health officials urge people to protect themselves from mosquito bites. The two cases reside…