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Northwest Iowa West Nile death raises concern, but not panic

The Daily Reporter – October 29, 2016 After the death of an elderly northwest Iowa resident was linked to West Nile virus, state and local health officials are urging people to protect themselves from the mosquito bites that can spread the … more

Northwest Iowa resident’s death first from West Nile since 2010

RadioIowa – October 25, 2016 The Iowa Department of Public Health has confirmed the death of an elderly northwest Iowa resident from the West Nile Virus. Doctor Patricia Quinlisk, the department’s medical director, says this is the first West Nile death … more