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Second death from West Nile Virus reported in Oklahoma


OKLAHOMA CITY – Officials with the Oklahoma State Department of Health have confirmed a second person has died from the West Nile virus this year.

So far, two people have died and at least 29 cases of the virus have been reported in Oklahoma County alone.

Health officials said babies and the elderly are the most at risk.

Symptoms typically include body aches, fever, nausea, headache and weakness.

There is no treatment for West Nile and no vaccine to protect you from getting it.

MORE: Get more information on the West Nile Virus from the Okla. Health Dept. 

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