• October 23, 2021

Tags : west nile

Mosquitoes Trapped in El Paso Test Positive for West Nile

The City of El Paso Department of Public Health has been notified that one of several mosquito pools collected here have tested positive for West Nile Virus. “When it comes to West Nile virus it is never really a question of ‘if’ we can expect to see the disease locally, but rather ‘when”, said Robert […]Read More

Department of Health: Zika Prevention Season Begins Now

With the arrival of spring and the increase of people and businesses watering, the Public Health Department reminds everyone to be mindful of mosquitoes. “We have lived with West Nile virus making the rounds in El Paso for many years,” said Public Health Director Robert Resendes. “Now we’re also trying to prevent locally-acquired cases of […]Read More

Two New West Nile Virus Cases Brings Total to 13

Two new confirmed cases of West Nile Virus in two El Paso men brings the total number of cases in El Paso to 13 so far this season. The new cases involve a man in his 70’s who lives in the Mission Valley and a man in his early 60’s who lives on the city’s […]Read More

West Nile Virus Cases Double Last Week

A total of six new cases of West Nile Virus confirmed over the past week has brought the total number of cases in El Paso to 11 so far this season. “We need to remember that it takes about a teaspoon of water to create breeding conditions for mosquitoes that carry the West Nile Virus,” […]Read More

Fifth West Nile Virus Case Confirmed in El Paso

An El Paso man in his late 40s has become the fifth confirmed person in El Paso to be diagnosed with West Nile Virus in El Paso this year. The man lives in West El Paso and does not have a history of recent travel. The patient does have underlying medical conditions, but is recovering […]Read More

Fourth West Nile Virus Case Confirmed in El Paso

An elderly man in his 70s has become the fourth confirmed person in El Paso to be diagnosed with West Nile Virus in El Paso this year. According to El Paso Department of Public Health officials, the man lives in Central El Paso and does not have a history of recent travel. The patient does […]Read More

Second Case of West Nile Confirmed this Season

The City of El Paso Department of Public Health has confirmed a second case of West Nile Virus in El Paso. The patient is a man in his early 50’s who lives in the city’s Eastside. He does not have any underlying medical conditions and is currently recovering at home. The first case of West […]Read More

West Nile Case Reported in El Paso Despite Cold Weather

The City of El Paso Department of Public Health announced today that a sixth person has been diagnosed with West Nile virus in the borderland. The patient is a man in his 50’s who lives in the western portion of El Paso and is recovering. “This is not the first time we see West Nile […]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

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