N.D. has third-highest rate of West Nile virus in nation

May 2, 2012 at 3:00 am in Grand Forks Herald

The good news: A new study shows we are much less likely to get the most severe form of West Nile virus than previously thought. The not-so-good news: More of us have been infected with the West Nile virus than we probably realize. A study by a Sanford Health doctor shows that North Dakota has the third-highest rate of West Nile virus infection in the nation, with 7.5 percent of North Dakotans infected. Continue Reading