First human case of West Nile virus in Baltimore, MDH confirms

An adult living in the Baltimore metropolitan area has tested positive for West Nile virus.The Maryland Department of Health announced Wednesday that this is the first confirmed human case of the virus in the state this year.“This is the season when we start to see West Nile virus spread in Maryland, so we urge people to be vigilant and take steps to avoid infection,“ MDH Deputy Secretary for Public Health, Dr. Jinlene Chan said. „Disease surveillance teams are closely monitoring increasing…

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