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West Nile Virus death in Arkansas

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(WMC-TV) - The West Nile virus has hit the Mid-South again. In Arkansas, a sixth person has died from the virus. 

The Health Department says the death adds to the record number of people who have died from the mosquito-borne illness in the state this year.

The total number of cases in Arkansas now stands at 54, surpassing the previous record of 43 cases in 2002.

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