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First West Nile death of 2012 reported in Indiana

VANDERBURGH COUNTY, Ind. -- The first death from the West Nile virus this year has been reported in Indiana.

The Department of Health said the victim lived in the Evansville area.

Seven cases of the West Nile virus have been reported in Central Indiana, but mosquitoes carrying the virus have been found in at least 62 Indiana counties.

West Nile virus can cause symptoms such as fever, headache and a rash. 

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