2012 second-worst year ever for West Nile virus

‘Reporting lag’ is the reason for the spike 183 people have died Texas and California have had the most cases 8:34PM EDT October 17. 2012 – West Nile virus cases in the U.S. hit 4,531 as of Tuesday, including 183 deaths, making 2012 the second-worst year ever for the mosquito-borne illness, the …