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A pre-school age child in Northern Virginia has died from the flu, according to the Virginia Department of Health.
The rain the region has seen in the past week, along with the rain from Tropical Storm Andrea, may have created a hazard for homeowners who have private wells, septic systems or land near rivers and streams.
Flu cases in Virginia have dropped from widespread levels for the first time in 13 weeks.
Virginia public health officials are re-opening a portion of the lower James River to shellfishing.
Virginia health officials are reporting the state's first human West Nile virus death this year.
Tags: West Nile Virus
Virginia has recorded its first two human West Nile virus cases of 2012.