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West Nile Virus Death in Onondaga County
August 20, 2012


Onondaga County Health Commissioner, Dr. Cynthia B. Morrow was notified by the New York State Health Department laboratory of the second human case of West Nile Virus in Onondaga County this year.  This individual, an older adult, was hospitalized and later succumbed to the disease.  “It is with sorrow that I share this news today.  My thoughts are with the family,” said Dr. Morrow.  Morrow further explained out of respect for the family and for confidentiality reasons, the details of this individual’s death will not be shared with the public.

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