Yolo County health department reports first case of human West Nile Virus in 2020

From the Sacramento Bee
September 19, 2020

Yolo County health officials announced Saturday that a resident of the county contracted West Nile virus last month, the first case of the virus in a human there reported this year.

In a news release, the county’s Health and Human Services Agency said that the person was infected last month and is recovering.

“Although this patient is now recovering, it is important to note that there is a risk of contracting West Nile virus in Yolo County this time of year,” Deputy Public Health Officer Dr. Mary Ann Limbos said in a prepared statement.

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