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Officials: First West Nile case identified in Nassau

A 66-year-old Nassau County woman has contracted the first case of West Nile infection this year - the first of the summer season and the first statewide, health officials said Tuesday.

The woman, whose name has not been released, is a resident of New Hyde Park whose symptoms - headache, weakness, fever and blurry vision - surfaced July 5.

She is said to be resting at home.West Nile viral activity is up regionwide, spanning throughout Suffolk County and many areas of New York City.


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