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Collingswood Woman 3rd Case of West Nile in CamCo

Health officials said the disease also affected a Camden City man. The initial case, a Voorhees resident, has fully recovered.

Collingswood Woman 3rd Case of West Nile in CamCo

Two more Camden County residents have come down with West Nile Virus: a 50-year-old Collingswood woman and 64-year-old Camden City man, according to Camden County health officials.

The man was hospitalized and released; the woman did not require hospitalization. Both believe they contracted the disease from mosquito bites in their own yards, the county reported in a press release Friday.

The first confirmed case of the disease in the county (a 42-year-old Voorhees man), who has since recovered. All three were exposed in August.

The Camden County Mosquito Commission announced earlier this week, complete with mosquito prevention tips for homeowners.

At , Collingswood Mayor James Maley reported that although the borough was not on the initial list, it will receive a spray at some point soon.

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