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2002 Illinois West Nile Virus
Numbers at a Glance

884 human cases
64 human deaths
53 counties with at least one human case
56 years - average age of human cases
3 months - youngest human case
97 years - oldest human case
100 counties with positive birds, mosquitoes                  and horses
513 positive birds
528 positive mosquito batches
1,147 positive horses
631,153 IDPH WNV Web site hits
                                    (August 1, 2002 - October 31, 2002)

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Illinois Department of Public Health
535 West Jefferson Street
Springfield, Illinois 62761
Phone 217-782-4977
Fax 217-782-3987
TTY 800-547-0466
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