West Nile Virus Yearly Death Count
total reported cases: 62
total deaths: 7
Because West Nile was virtually unknown at the time, it's assumed that there were other cases that simply went unreported.
total reported cases: 21
total deaths: 2
Even with a wider range of West Nile Virus laden mosquitoes, fewer people were infected.
total reported cases: 66
total deaths: 9
The spread was much wider in 2001, covering half of the US. However, most people did not develop serious issues.
total reported cases: 4161
total deaths: 284
2002 saw the vast spread of the virus - and also a frenzy of media attention. Even the slightest cases, that needed no medical attention, were reported.
total reported cases: 9862
total deaths: 264
Again, a media frenzy caused an abundance of reporting on the issue, even though the total deaths were now lower.
total reported cases: 1 (as of 6/2/04)
total deaths: 0 ("")
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