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West Nile Case Confirmed in Niagara County

Gasport, NY (WBEN) Niagara County Health officials say they have confirmed the first case of West Nile Virus in a person this year.

They say a young adult male is recovering at home, after he was hospitalized for an illness clinically consistent with West Nile.

Health officials believe he contracted the virus in his hometown of Gasport.

So far, no horses, mosquito pools or infected birds have tested positive for West Nile Virus.

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