Due to this sudden increase in reported West Nile virus infections, major media outlets have been quick to broadcast stories covering this seasonal epidemic, but are lax on explaining how the virus actually works.
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The New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) reported Monday that the city's first West Nile viral infection of 2012 has been confirmed in a Staten Island man.
NEW YORK (AP) - Health officials say a 66-year-old Long Island resident has the first confirmed case of West Nile virus in New York state this year.
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