CDC: West Nile cases rise 40 percent in 1 week
Health officials think that cases have peaked or are peaking now, but likely will continue through October. The disease first appeared in the United States in 1999, and health officials say this summer’s hot, dry weather may have contributed to the current boom in cases.
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