Nebraska woman dies from West Nile Virus


O’NEILL, Neb. (KCAU) — State health officials have confirmed the death of a woman in northern Nebraska from West Nile virus.

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services confirmed the death in May from the state’s North Central Health Department.

Officials won’t identify the woman to protect her privacy but said she was between 25 and 50 years old and had an underlying medical condition. This case was the first case of West Nile in Nebraska this year.

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