More West Nile Cases Have Surfaced - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

More West Nile Cases Have Surfaced

WOOSTER, Ohio – Eight more cases of the deadly West Nile Virus have surfaced -- this time in Wayne County, 19/43 News reported.

For the first time, however, the infected birds included a cardinal and a gray catbird. The virus is usually transmitted from mosquitoes to crows and blue jays.

Area scientists also said that more than 230 people have been tested for the potentially fatal disease in the past year, with each of the cases coming back negative.

As colder temperatures move in, mosquitoes will be dying off soon, and we won't have to worry about the threat of West Nile until spring.

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