Second death related to West Nile virus confirmed in Dallas County

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by MARJORIE OWENS

WFAA

Posted on July 19, 2012 at 3:32 PM

Updated Monday, Jul 30 at 3:53 PM

DALLAS - A second death connected to the West Nile has been confirmed, read a statement released by the Dallas County Health and Human Services Thursday.

The county has not identified the patient, but said he was in his 80s and resided in the Park Cities area.

There has been no word on whether he had any pre-existing medical conditions.

There have been 50 confirmed human cases this year in North Texas. Twenty-six of those cases were in Dallas County.

 

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