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Yakima County woman has West Nile virus; 4th case in Washington this year

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YAKIMA, Washington — The state Health Department says a Yakima County woman in her 40s is being treated for West Nile virus.

It's the fourth case of the disease this year in Washington.

A Yakima Health District official, Diane Bock, told the Yakima Herald-Republic (http://bit.ly/1vtzJJy) it's unknown if the woman was infected locally, but the virus was found in the county this summer in mosquitoes.


Information from: Yakima Herald-Republic, http://www.yakimaherald.com

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