2nd West Nile Virus case reported in Miss.

Updated: Jul. 28, 2020 at 4:53 PM CDT
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports the second human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) for 2020. The case was reported in Lee County.

Today’s case brings the state total to two in Mississippi so far this year. A case was reported in Claiborne County in June.

In 2019, Mississippi had a total of 15 WNV cases and no deaths.

Peak WNV season in Mississippi is July through September.

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