Two die of complications from West Nile virus

JACKSON (WDAM) - Alarming statistics from the state health department.

Officials confirm two new deaths and 12 new human cases of West Nile virus.  Officials say patients from Lee and Coahoma counties died of complications of the virus.

Two of the non-fatal cases of West Nile are in Forrest County – with two other non-fatal cases in Jones County.

For more information on mosquito-borne illnesses, visit -- the state health department's website.

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