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2008 Illinois West Nile Virus

Numbers at a Glance

20 human cases
54 years - average age of human cases*
16 years - youngest human case*
86 years - oldest human case*
28 counties with positive humans, birds,             mosquitoes and/or horses
31 positive birds
658 positive mosquito batches
1 positive horses and other animals

* This data will be reported when 10 cases have been identified.

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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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