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Two deaths from West Nile virus reported in Northern California
Los Angeles Times

Two people have died of West Nile virus in Northern California — the first reported deaths linked to the illness in the state in 2014.

The deaths were reported Wednesday in Sacramento and Shasta counties, which have had multiple cases of West Nile virus this year.

In Sacramento County, a 74-year-old woman, who had been suffering from an underlying chronic disease, was hospitalized and later died.