Deer Hunters beware. 5 have died so far.
Most people (about 4 out of 5) who are infected with West Nile virus will not develop any type of illness (an asymptomatic infection), however you cannot know ahead of time if you’ll get sick or not when infected
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta says 35 West Nile virus cases have been confirmed in Arkansas. The agency says three people have died, but that figure predates Johnson’s death. Arkansas has confirmed West Nile cases in humans in 16 counties. They include Bradley, Clark, Columbia, Crawford, Drew, Hempstead, Jefferson, Little River, Lonoke, Madison, Miller, Pulaski, Randolph, Saline, Sebastian and Union counties.