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2012 Illinois West Nile Virus

Numbers at a Glance

290 human cases
12 human deaths
57 years - median age of human cases*
9 years - youngest human case*
89 years - oldest human case*
55 counties with positive humans, birds,             mosquitoes and/or horses
128 positive birds
3948 positive mosquito batches
7 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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