Coachella man, Mecca woman treated for West Nile Virus

August 29, 2019

COACHELLA, Calif.- – Riverside County’s first West Nile virus infections of this year were confirmed today by the county Department of Public Health.
According to agency officials, a 65-year-old Mecca woman and a 71-year-old Coachella man were treated in recent weeks. No additional details were provided.
Riverside University Health System Disease Control specialist Barbara Cole said the patients are expected to recover.

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