West Nile Showing Up In Illinois
(Springfield, IL) -- The chances of getting infected with the West Nile Virus are getting higher now that it's starting to warm up. Nearly 120 people were infected with the virus last year, and eleven of them died. Officials say people should wear insect repellent with DEET when they're outside, especially during dusk and dawn. They should also get rid of any standing water around their homes.