• October 25, 2020

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El Paso flu activity up over 90% over 2018; Six

The number of flu cases continues to rise in El Paso, with the majority of cases being children between one and nine years old. The Department of Public Health has received reports of more than 700 cases of influenza reported so far this season. That’s compared to 372 cases recorded at the same time last […]Read More

Fifth Flu-related Death Reported in El Paso

An elderly man’s death marks the fifth flu-related death in the El Paso area this season. “We continue to see an unusually high number of flu cases being reported for this time of year,” said Fernando Gonzalez, Lead Epidemiologist. “Our residents need to continue to practice prevention techniques and be vigilant when it comes to […]Read More

Second Flu-Related Death this Season Reported in El Paso

An El Paso woman in her mid-20s is the second flu-related death in the area so far this season. City of El Paso Department of Public Health officials say the woman had no known underlying medical conditions. Additionally, epidemiologist investigating the case say the woman had been vaccinated against the influenza virus. “As public health […]Read More

Four Additional Flu-Related Deaths Reported in El Paso; Total Now

The Department of Public Health has received reports of four additional flu-related deaths in the area this season bringing the total of flu-related deaths to seven. “The loss of life to the influenza virus is devastating to say the least,” said Public Health Director Robert Resendes. “The list, which unfortunately continues to grow, shows us […]Read More