Human Case of West Nile Virus in Boone County

A 40 year old Boone County man has been confirmed as having the West Nile Virus. The Boone County Health Department says the man became ill on September 10th, but it wasn't confirmed he had the mosquito born illness until last Friday. The man is currently resting at home recovering from the illness. The Boone County Health Departent is reminiding everyone to use insect repellent with DEET and to wear light long sleeved clothing.

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