Hill County man is recovering from West Nile


The 20-year-old Havre man who tested positive for the West Nile virus said today that he is well on the way to recovery.

"I feel 100 percent better today," James Litzinger said. Litzinger was told by health officials today that a blood sample taken during an Aug. 13 hospital visit tested positive for West Nile.

Litzinger said he became ill earlier this month following a honeymoon trip to Washington state.

"I felt like I wasn't myself," he said. " I couldn't do anything."

After developing flu-like systems that lasted for 10 days, Litzinger visited the hospital, he said. Physicians did not im...

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