Third human case of West Nile reported in Suffolk County

Another person has tested positive for West Nile virus in Suffolk County.

News 12 Staff

Oct 23, 2019, 11:12 AM

Updated 1,675 days ago

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Another person has tested positive for West Nile virus in Suffolk County.

Health officials say a resident in the Town of Smithtown developed symptoms linked to the mosquito-borne virus last month. 
 
That person is now recovering at a rehabilitation facility.

The patient is the third human case of West Nile in the county this season.

In September, officials reported two cases in the Town of Islip. 


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