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Wisconsin confirms first human West Nile case of the year

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin has recorded its first human cases of West Nile virus this year.The Wisconsin Department of Health Services says the case was confirmed in a Dane County resident.Health officials are advising Wisconsin residents to continue protecting themselves against mosquito bites.The department says the majority of human West Nile cases in the state happen in August and September.

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Hate mosquitoes, but hate the chemicals often used to keep them at bay more? With the nation's growing concern about mosquito-borne diseases, try these natural repellents.