West nile virus update — United States, january 1–august 19, 2008.

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West nile virus update --- United States, january 1--august 19, 2008.

MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2008 Aug 22;57(33):899-900


This report summarizes 2008 West Nile virus (WNV) surveillance data reported to CDC through ArboNET as of 3 a.m. Mountain Daylight Time, August 19, 2008. A total of 28 states have reported 236 cases of human WNV illness to CDC. A total of 137 (58%) cases for which such data were available occurred in males; median age of patients was 48 years (range: 10 months--86 years). Dates of illness onset ranged from January 17 to August 14; two cases were fatal.

PMID: 18716582 [PubMed - in process]

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