Eastern Equaine Encephalitis http://ripr.org en First Human Case of West Nile Diagnosed in RI http://ripr.org/post/first-human-case-west-nile-diagnosed-ri <p>An Exeter man has been treated for the first human case of West Nile in Rhode Island this year.</p><p>The Rhode Island Department of Health said the 33-year-old Exeter man first started developing symptoms on September 11.&nbsp; Two days later he was at South County Hospital, diagnosed with viral meningitis caused by West Nile Virus. He was released a few days later and is recovering at home.</p> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 18:12:00 +0000 Catherine Welch 22166 at http://ripr.org First Human Case of West Nile Diagnosed in RI