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Kern public health reports first human case of West Nile virus this year

Human cases of West Nile virus reported in Kern (copy)

West Nile virus is transmitted by mosquitoes and often spreads during the summer and early fall, according to Kern County Public Health Services.

The Kern County Public Health Services Department reported the first human case of West Nile virus in 2020 on Tuesday.

According to the health department, West Nile virus is transmitted by mosquitoes and often spreads during the summer and early fall.

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