Health Alert: Three new West Nile Virus cases, one victim suffers serious brain infection

POSTED: 6:56 AM Aug 15 2013   UPDATED: 6:58 AM Aug 15 2013
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CHICO, Calif. -

Three new human West Nile Virus cases have been reported in Butte County.

One of the victims was hospitalized in serious condition with a brain infection.

The victims live in Chico and South Butte County.

All these new cases involve patients who are 55 years old or older.

Butte County now has a total of four human cases this year.