JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Four new human cases of the West Nile virus were reported in Mississippi this week, bringing the state's total cases reported for the year to 170.
The Mississippi Department of Health says the latest cases were reported in Lamar, Lowndes, Pike and Simpson counties.
No new West Nile related deaths were reported during the week.
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