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West Nile Virus Confirmed in Bay Area

Santa Clara County health officials Wednesday confirmed that a dead bird found in San Jose has tested positive for West Nile Virus.

It´s the first confirmation of the virus anywhere in the county.

West Nile Virus is one of a group of disease-causing viruses spread by mosquitoes.

Wednesday, the state reported four more human cases of West Nile Virus in the Southern California area, bringing the total to 32.