Over 100 West Nile Cases In California - KMPH FOX 26 | Central San Joaquin Valley News Source

Over 100 West Nile Cases In California

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TULARE COUNTY, Calif. (KMPH) -

Two people from Tulare County had to go to the hospital after getting the West Nile virus in the last ten days.

Tulare County health officials made the announcement Friday morning.

Across the state, 101 people have gotten sick with West Nile virus so far this year.

The virus is transmitted to humans by mosquitoes and there is no vaccine or medicine to treat the virus.

Most people infected with West Nile will have no symptoms, but it can affect the central nervous system in older adults.

Click here to visit the California Department of Public Health West Nile virus website.

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