New Concerns About West Nile

A new danger from the West Nile virus has been found, and it can affect anyone, regardless of age. It has now been discovered that the virus can cause paralysis- even if you're completely healthy.

So far, there have been 38 confirmed cases of the virus in the state. Two people in Nebraska have died from West Nile, and one other person has suffered some paralysis. We were first told that the virus preyed only on the elderly, especially those with serious medical conditions. But the news now, is that West Nile can attack anyone at any age.

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