75-Year-Old New Jersey Woman Dies from West Nile Virus

Officials have not released the 75-year-old's name

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012  |  Updated 8:19 AM EDT
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Woman is NJ's 3rd West Nile Death

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Officials say a Passaic County woman is the third person to die of the West Nile virus in New Jersey this year.

Officials have not released the 75-year-old's name.
 
Two others have died in Ocean and Burlington counties.
 
The Health Department says 40 cases of the mosquito-borne illness have been reported. Every county has at least one.
 
Health officials say in most cases, West Nile leads to flu-like symptoms.

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