1 dead from West Nile virus complications in Yolo County

From KCRA 3
September 27, 2018

A person living in Yolo County has died from complications of West Nile virus, health officials say.

As of Monday, there have been four human deaths in California this year linked to the virus, which is transmitted to humans and animals by the bite of an infected mosquito.


The deaths have been in Butte, Glenn, Yolo and Yuba counties, according to the California Department of Public Health.

The health department declined to say where the person died in Yolo County, saying the death was disclosed through a confidential report that protects patient information.

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