• January 16, 2021

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16th case of West Nile Virus Confirmed in El Paso

The City’s 16th case of West Nile virus involves a man in his early 60’s. Despite having underlying medical conditions, public health officials say he was released from the hospital and is recovering at home. ”The community needs to take into account that for most people a mosquito bite is a nuisance, but for others it […]Read More

West Nile Virus cases in El Paso rises to 15

A 15th case of West Nile virus has been recorded by the City of El Paso Department of Public Health. A man in his early 80’s with underlying medical conditions was confirmed to have contracted the virus. ”While the fall season is upon us, the weather is not cold enough to really make a difference when […]Read More

Two West Nile Virus-associated deaths confirmed

The City of El Paso Department of Public Health (DPH) announced today that two West Nile virus-related deaths have been confirmed in the area. “It has been four years since our City has seen a West Nile-related death and this news is hard to report,” said Robert Resendes, Public Health Director. “We extend our condolences […]Read More

Fifth Case of West Nile Found, Elderly Mission Valley Man

The number of confirmed West Nile Virus cases in El Paso continues to rise. Officials with the Department of Public Health announced Thursday that a fifth case of West Nile Virus involves a man in his 70’s who lives in the Mission Valley. He has underlying medical conditions, but is recovering from the infection. “We […]Read More

Health Department: First Case of West Nile in El Paso

On Wednesday, the Department of Public Health has confirmed the first case of West Nile Virus in El Paso this season. The patient is a man in his early 20’s who lives in West El Paso. Authorities say he has no associated medical conditions and is recovering from the virus. “It seems as though we […]Read More

Fifth West Nile Case Reported in El Paso

The City of El Paso Department of Public Health announced today that a fifth person has been diagnosed with West Nile virus in the borderland. The patient is a woman in her 70’s who lives in the Upper Valley and is recovering. “As we predicted, the recent rains have created conditions for mosquitoes to thrive […]Read More