Dallas man dies from West Nile virus

We mentioned the other day that West Nile virus has hit our area relatively hard.

CBS reports that one victim, a man in his 60s from the East Dallas area, has died. Experts say people older than 50 are more likely to die from the disease, which is spread by mosquitos.

Dallas County has set up this web page to track cases and testing.

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