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Another West Nile Virus Case Reported In Forrest Co.

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HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Mississippi's fourth case of West Nile virus for 2013 has just been confirmed in Forrest County.

This is the second case reported in Forrest County. The other two cases were in Lowndes and Madison.

In 2012, Mississippi had 247 West Wile virus cases and five deaths.

Health officials say Mississippians should take precautions to protect themselves from mosquitoes.

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