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West Nile Virus in horses and human in New Mexico (via Southwest Farm Press)

Officials in New Mexico are alerting people to the dangers of West Nile virus after the potentially deadly infection was confirmed in two horses and one human. The 45-year-old woman is likely to recover, but both horses were euthanized. The rainy season in the region may be responsible for the uptick in West Nile virus cases because it promotes mosquito populations.


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