West Nile: Emerging Epidemic

West Nile virus is spreading through the United States faster than experts had predicted. Nearly 300 people have contracted the mosquito-borne virus and at least a dozen are dead. Humans aren't the only victims; many species of animals are also at risk. NPR's John Nielsen reports NPR's John Nielsen reports.

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