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Orange County reports its first West Nile virus death this year



In the midst the COVID-19 pandemic and with the flu season around the corner, Orange County Health Care Agency officials Wednesday announced the county’s first fatality from the West Nile virus this year. That virus is the main cause of mosquito-related disease in the nation, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and is usually spread by the “bite of an infected mosquito.”Orange County officials did not release the name or age of the individual who died. What is… Orange County reports its first West Nile virus death this year