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Published August 07, 2012, 04:44 PM

North Dakota has first human case of West Nile virus this year

(WDAY TV) -- North Dakota has its first human case of West Nile virus this year and it's a serious one. The state health department says the man in his 50's from Dickey County had to be hospitalized.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

(WDAY TV) -- North Dakota has its first human case of West Nile virus this year and it's a serious one. The state health department says the man in his 50's from Dickey County had to be hospitalized.

The virus also turned up through blood donor screening in a half dozen people from Ransom, Cass, Barnes, Sargent and LaMoure counties, but none of those people had symptoms.

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