The number of West Nile virus deaths and infections continued to rise in the United States last week, but at a slower pace.
A third victim has died from a rare rodent-borne virus contracted in Yosemite National Park, out of eight cases now confirmed with the disease.
Infections and fatalities from West Nile virus have risen to new record levels in the United States in the first week of September.
The US is experiencing the worst outbreak of West Nile virus since the mosquito-borne disease was first detected in 1999, health officials said Wednesday.
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