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ND health department confirms first case of West Nile Virus

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Fargo ND 101 5th Street North 58102

BISMARCK - A Richland County woman in her 50s has contracted the West Nile Virus, the first confirmed human case this year in North Dakota, the state Department of Health said. 

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The woman has not been hospitalized with her illness, a news release said. 

At this time last year, the state had confirmed eight cases of the virus. 

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