West Nile virus infections soar in California

The number of mosquitoes infected with the potentially deadly West Nile virus is at the highest level ever detected in California, leading to an increase in the disease in humans, state health officials said Wednesday.

So far this year, 181 cases of West Nile in humans have been reported to the California Department of Public Health, a significant increase over the 101 cases reported this time last year. Just last week, state officials said they received reports of 52 new cases. More.

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Ordained to the priesthood in December, 2010.
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