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2020 won’t stop – First Illinois West Nile virus death reported in Chicago

With all the focus on coronavirus in 2020, it can be forgivable to have forgotten all about West Nile virus.  Here’s a very important reminder to be cautious when it comes to mosquitos: a Chicago resident is the first to die in the state from the virus this year.

We’ve had 24 cases in the state this year.  Even though it’s fall, we’re experiencing a “Springtober,” meaning it’s not freezing out and those pests are still around!

CBS 2 Chicago