West Nile Recovery

After two years of West Nile virus scares, the state and the rest of the nation are experiencing only a mild number of cases.

Compared to years' past, the Colorado saw only a fraction of the number of reported cases.

Two hundred eighty-six were documented this year along with three deaths. In 2003, the state had 3000 cases and 63 deaths.

According to the CDC, the nation had 2300 cases of West Nile and 77 deaths this year.