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Number of West Nile cases continues to grow

West Nile Virus  (Source: WAFB) West Nile Virus (Source: WAFB)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -  The number of cases of the West Nile virus continue to grow in Lousiana. 

State health officials say 13 new cases of the Mosquito-borne illness was reported in the past seven days, five of those were the more dangerous neuroinvasive disease. Those cases include one in East Baton Rouge and another in Livingston.

So far, 42 cases of West Nile have been reported across the state.

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