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2005 Illinois West Nile Virus
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Numbers at a Glance

252 human cases
13 human deaths
57 years - average age of human cases
9 years - youngest human case
92 years - oldest human case
52 counties with positive humans, birds,             mosquitoes and/or horses
227 positive birds
2,465 positive mosquito batches
16 positive horses and other animals

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Illinois Department of Public Health
535 West Jefferson Street
Springfield, Illinois 62761
Phone 217-782-4977
Fax 217-782-3987
TTY 800-547-0466
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