Woman Dies in First West Nile Virus-Related Fatality in Orange County Since 2012
On Tuesday, Orange County public health officials said a woman in her 80s is the first individual in the area since 2012 to die after contracting West Nile virus. So far this year, there have been 40 cases of the illness in Orange County -- the most of any county in the state.
- "Seal Beach Woman Is O.C.'s First West Nile Virus Death Since 2012" (Perkes, Orange County Register, 8/26).