Number of West Nile cases on the rise on LI

Officials say it has been one of the worst years ever for West Nile in the United States and now the number of cases is

WOODBURY - Officials say it has been one of the worst years ever for West Nile in the United States and now the number of cases is rising on Long Island.

There have been more than 4,200 cases in the U.S. just behind the second worst outbreak in 2006. Suffolk officials confirm a fourth case of West Nile in Brookhaven. The person is recovering.

Nassau County has at least 10 cases including an Oyster Bay woman who died of the virus.

Officials confirm 3rd case of West Nile in Suffolk

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