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Public Health Department confirms first Human Case of West Nile Virus Infection in Merced County in 2019 

Merced County Department of Public Health has confirmed the first human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) infection in Merced County this year. The affected individual is expected to fully recover.  WNV is transmitted to humans and animals by the bite of an infected mosquito. Most people who become infected with West Nile virus do not get sick at…

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