NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – New York City health officials have confirmed the summer’s first human cases of West Nile Virus.
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Last year, 36 New Yorkers were diagnosed with the virus.MORE NEWS: 1 Killed, 13 Injured In Shooting At Kroger In Collierville, Tennessee
The health department says it continues to spray parts of the city where mosquitoes are prevalent.