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WEBSITE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Kim Malsam-Rysdon, Interim Secretary of Health

West Nile Virus Prevention and Control

West Nile Virus (WNV) causes bird disease that is transmitted by mosquitoes. Humans, horses and other mammals may also be infected. In humans the most serious manifestation of WNV infection is encephalitis (inflammation of the brain).

NEWS:

Surveillance report (posted October 22, 2014)

June 27 - Hughes County Resident First Human West Nile Case of 2014

June 17 - State Awards $500,000 In Community Mosquito Control Grants

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