Eight cases of West Nile confirmed in Pennsylvania

    A 54-year-old Bucks County woman who was diagnosed with the West Nile Virus has brought Pennsylvania’s confirmed count up to eight cases.

    According to CBS3, representatives from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection say she’s in good condition and didn’t need to be hospitalized.

    Other area cases include two Delaware County men who were sent to the hospital for meningitis and are both recovering.

    Pennsylvania’s West Nile Virus Control Program keeps tallies on each of the state’s confirmed cases and offers users health information, reporting services and surveillance maps.

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    Thus far in 2012, four men and four women have been diagnosed with West Nile fever, encephalitis and meningitis.

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