The person affected was an adult living in the southeastern part of the state.
North Carolina's first death and first confirmed case of West Nile virus in 2018 happened in Cumberland County, where an elderly person contracted the illness, according to the NC Department of Health and Human Services.
DHHS is not releasing more specifics on the case to protect patient confidentiality.
"These infections are rare, but this is a tragic reminder that they can be fatal", said State Public Health Veterinarian Carl Williams. About one in five people who are infected develop a fever and other symptoms.
There's a high risk for West Nile virus infections right now in northeast Kansas - as well as much of the rest of the state, the Kansas Dept. of Health and Environment warns. About 1 percent of those who get West Nile will see serious damage to the central nervous system, and about 1 in 10 of those will die.
Family of Oklahoma boy found starving in barn is arrested
The boy told authorities that his father had shot him in a leg with a 12-gauge shotgun about a year ago, according to the paper. Panter added: 'His stomach was full of sticks, twigs, leaves and grass, which they still haven't figured out how to remove.
Russian envoy: Moscow open to Putin visit to Washington
Trump has faced criticism from both Democrats and Republicans about his handling of the Helsinki summit with Putin on Monday. The White House did ultimately object to one proposal from Putin to hand over two Americans, including former U.S.
West Nile virus is a potentially life-threatening disease contracted through the bite of an infected mosquito. Other mosquito-borne viruses transmitted in the state that cause human illness include LaCrosse and Eastern equine encephalitis viruses.
Mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus have been discovered in St. Louis County.
Use an EPA-registered mosquito repellent and apply according the manufacturer's instructions.
KDHE says there have been more than 600 cases of the most severe form of the virus so far this year and 30 people died between 1999-2017. The agency recommended using insect repellent, wearing loose-fitting clothing and avoiding skin exposure during peak mosquito feeding times at dawn and dusk in order to avoid being infected.
So, too, is Rory McIlroy , who shot a second consecutive 2-under-par 69 to stand at 4-under par entering the weekend. He missed and made birdie. "Greg (Norman) was there at Birkdale, I think about 54-ish, somewhere around there".
Trump and Putin. "I'm a low-key, understated guy, but that should not be mistaken for what my spine is made out of", Wray said. US President Donald Trump has asked his national security adviser to invite Vladimir Putin to Washington in the autumn.
Keep in mind it was his latest tee time of the year and this is a guy who usually wakes up around 4 a.m. and works out. CARNOUSTIE, Scotland - Tiger Woods sent the internet into hysterics because of a couple of pieces of tape on his neck.
According to a source, the team has had discussions about trading Jerryd Bayless to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Kyle Korver. Holmes is owed $1,600,520 million in the final year of his four-year contract that was signed in 2015.
The genus name means "spike head", but johnsoni is an homage to Randy Johnson, a retired chemist who helped prep the skull. This discovery shows that ankylosaurids were more diverse in their physical characteristics than palaeontologists thought.
The violence came during another Friday of protests by Palestinians at the border between Israel and the Gaza strip. Khalil Al-Hayya, Hamas's deputy chief in Gaza, said on Friday the kites would continue to fly.
After the celebrated comedian and actress proclaimed the segment was over, the producers switched to a commercial break. The ridiculous selective moral outrage from people who didn't blink an eye during the Obama administration.
Dragon Ball Super: Broly is expected to be released in North America in January 2019 following its December 14 opening in Japan. Now, Toei Animation and Dragon Ball creator Akira Toriyama have made a decision to bring Broly into the series' main universe.
Toronto Police will be providing an update Friday in the case against alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur . Over that period, police found teeth, bones and other human remains nearly every day they searched.
Ferrell and the Mavs came to terms on a two-year, $5.3 million deal Thursday, but the 25-year-old guard reconsidered overnight. He played 10 games for the Nets before he was signed by the Mavericks in January 2017.
Gunn had been scheduled to join brother Brian Gunn , cousin Mark Gunn , and director David Yarovesky for a panel at 6:15 p.m. James Gunn attends the premiere of Disney And Marvel's "Ant-Man And The Wasp" on June 25, 2018 in Los Angeles.
Real Madrid present £38.7m Brazilian teenager Vinicius
Voted the best player when Brazil won the Under-17 South American Championship previous year , Vinicius originally agreed to join Madrid after playing only 17 minutes of senior football. "It's a unique feeling being here, I have to thank God and my family".
Intelligence Director on Putin Invite: 'Say That Again?'
Russian vessels have held rehearsals for next week's Navy Day parade amid fresh tensions between Moscow and Western leaders. Media captionTrump says he "misspoke" at Putin summit, but is it too late? "Say that again?" Coats asked the interviewer.
XSEED Announces North American Pricing Details For Gal Metal
This DLC boasts 3 new levels, ensuring that fans who purchase this edition of the game will have the complete Gungrave experience. The second episode, which is Gungrave VR U.N. and can be played without the base game, will be $14.99 for a digital copy.
The Walking Dead Season 9 Trailer is Here!
Still, I hope season 9 turns things around and gives those who have stuck with the show everything they're hoping for. Either way, Season 9 is the beginning of a new phase of The Walking Dead's life.
Fresh footage of uncontacted indigenous man in Amazon emerges
Funai, Brazil's governmental agency for indigenous affairs, has strict rules that limit interaction with isolated tribesmen. The indigenous man lives off of corn, potato, yam, banana, and papaya plantations he cultivates in addition to hunting.
Tiger Woods stays solid on soggy British Open Friday
Schleiden said the increase in use on the course has prompted the company to enter into negotiations with a golfer. But he had another poor finish, closing bogey-double bogey for a 72 and is at 6-over 148 for 36 holes.