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Health officials report first 2 human cases of West Nile in Suffolk this year

The first two human cases of West Nile virus in Suffolk this year have been reported.

News 12 Staff

Sep 18, 2019, 11:35 AM

Updated 1,738 days ago

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The first two human cases of West Nile virus in Suffolk this year have been reported.
Health officials say both people are over 50 years old and live in the Town of Islip.
They both were hospitalized last month, but are now recovering at home.
Nassau has not reported any human cases of West Nile this season.
Health officials remind residents to eliminate standing water from flowerpots, clogged gutters, and recycle bins.


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