A 26-year-old Columbus, Ohio resident has been released from a hospital with a confirmed case of West Nile Virus. Ohio joins three other adjoining states to have positive human cases, Kentucky, Maryland and Virginia.

A second horse in West Virginia has been confirmed with the virus and has died in Cabel County. Another horse with the disease is alive in Mercer County.

At least 20 counties in West Virginia have confirmed dead birds.

West Nile is spread directly to humans by mosquito bites.

A human case is yet to be reported in West Virginia.

Hur Herald from Sunny Cal
The information on these pages, to the extent the law allows, remains the exclusive property of Bob and Dianne Weaver and The Hur Herald. information cannot be used in any type of commercial endeavor, or used on a web site without the express permission of the owner. Hur Herald published printed editions 1996-1999, Online Hur Herald Publishing, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021