More West Nile cases for SE Pa

October 30, 2008 2:07:04 PM PDT
The Philadelphia area is proving to be the center of this year's West Nile virus outbreak, with more confirmed human cases.

The Pennsylvania Department of Public Health has confirmed 8 new human cases of the mosquito-borne virus - all in the Philadelphia area.

They include 6 people from Philadelphia, and 1 each from Montgomery and Chester counties.

So far this year, there have been 13 human cases in Pennsylvania.

New Jersey has had 2 cases.