Orange County Reports First West Nile-Related Death
Public health officials in Orange County have confirmed that an 80-year-old man died after contracting the West Nile virus, marking the county's first virus-related death of the season. Officials said the man was among 28 Orange County residents who have been diagnosed with the disease this season.
- "Buena Park Man is First Reported Death From West Nile This Season" (Chandler, Orange County Register, 9/22).
- "West Nile Death Reported in Orange County" (AP/San Jose Mercury News, 9/23).