2nd human case of West Nile in Vt. this season - WCAX.COM Local Vermont News, Weather and Sports-

2nd human case of West Nile in Vt. this season

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Vermont health officials have confirmed another case of West Nile virus.

They say a Chittenden County resident got the disease last month and has since recovered.

A Lamoille County resident contracted West Nile this summer and recovered.

West Nile is spread by infected mosquitoes and it impacts the nervous system. Many people who get it don't actually get sick; 20 percent get flu-like symptoms and less than 1 percent get severely ill.

Health officials warn people to watch out for mosquito bites until there is a widespread hard frost.

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