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October 24, 2002

Albany- Another probable case of the West Nile virus is in Dougherty County. A fifty-one year old man is hospitalized with symptoms. Serum has been sent to the Centers for Disease Control to confirm if it's West Nile.

Environmental Program Director, Mel Jones, says homeowners must make sure they get rid of standing water that may be in the their yards and use proper screens for doors to keep mosquitoes out of their homes.

Jones also says if you see any dead birds in your area, you should report it to the Health Department. There has been one other confirmed human West Nile case in Dougherty County.

Posted at 6:30PM by Jocelyn.Maner@walb.com