West Nile Cases in America at an All-Time High

Monday, September 10, 2012

Summer may have come to a close, but people are still outside enjoying the warm weather, and where there are people...mosquitoes will follow.

However, in some parts of the United States, mosquitoes have become much more than a minor irritation this year. Last week, infections and deaths attributable to the West Nile virus reached record levels at 1,993. 

Marm Kilpatrick is a professor of ecology at the University of California Santa Cruz.


Marm Kilpatrick

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Rebecca Klein

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