“First Human Case of West Nile Virus Reported in DuPage County, Illinois”
– The DuPage County Health Department has confirmed the first human case of West Nile Virus in the county. The patient is a woman in her 60s residing in Woodridge, who fell ill in August.
– West Nile Virus is transmitted to humans through mosquito bites and can cause symptoms such as fever, headache, body aches, vomiting, and more. Health officials recommend draining standing water and using bug spray as preventive measures.