Orange County Health Care Agency, Press Release
ORANGE COUNTY REPORTS FIRST HUMAN WEST NILE VIRUS CASE OF 2013
(Santa Ana) – A Cypress female in her sixties has tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) infection, becoming the County’s first human WNV infection in 2013. This is the 15th human case of WNV reported in California. The woman was admitted to the hospital in July with symptoms of West Nile Virus, and is now at home recovering.
In 2012, there were 48 reported human infections of West Nile Virus and two WNV related deaths reported in Orange County. Continue reading