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Kansas Reports 32 WNV Cases

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The number of West Nile Virus cases has grown in the past week, according to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.

| October 10, 2013

TOPEKA, Kan -- The number of West Nile Virus cases has grown in the past week, according to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. Twelve more cases were added, bringing the total number up to 32 in the state. Two patients have died because of West Nile Virus out of the 32 reported in Kansas, WIBH reports.

Human West Nile virus infections have been reported to CDC ArboNET from the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

Sources: WIBH

CDC.gov

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