As temperatures rise, US health officials expect more cases of West Nile virus,

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A hospitalised Oklahoma resident died of West Nile on Thursday.

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Eight Oklahomans contracted West Nile virus in 2021, and one died

The virus frequently infects without symptoms but is lethal if it reaches the brain.

West Nile virus cases peak in the summer, 

when mosquitoes are most active. This year, the CDC has received 10 instances.

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As the weather warms and more people participate in outdoor activities, epidemiologist Jolianne Stone expects more cases in Oklahoma

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Regional tendencies are comparable.

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With the monsoon, rain, and warm temperatures, mosquitoes might proliferate,

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