Probable West Nile Infection in Hudson Valley

Most people infected with the mosquito-borne virus either show no symptoms or have a mild, flu-like illness

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    Health authorities in the Hudson Valley are investigating a probable case of West Nile virus infection.     

    The Ulster County health department says the case involves a person who'd traveled out of New York, so it isn't clear if the infection was contracted in the county.     

    Most people infected with the mosquito-borne virus either show no symptoms or have a mild, flu-like illness.

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    A small proportion develop serious illness that can lead to neurological damage.

    Investigators have found water bodies with West Nile-infected mosquitoes in southern and central New York this year, but none in Ulster County.

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