• October 23, 2021

Tags : west nile

Fourth West Nile Case Reported in El Paso Area

A fourth case of West Nile virus has been reported to the City of El Paso Department of Public Health. The patient is a man in his 30’s who lives in the Lower Valley. “With both West Nile and Zika viruses posing a threat to our community’s health, we want to make sure that residents […]Read More

West Nile strikes San Elizario Man; Total Cases now at

While the City of El Paso Department of Public Health continues to remind residents that preventing mosquito bites can help prevent the Zika virus, officials announced another case of West Nile virus in the area. The patient is a man in his early 40’s who lives in San Elizario. He is currently recovering from the […]Read More

Second Local West Nile Case Confirmed in El Paso

Today, the City of El Paso Department of Public Health received its second confirmed case of West Nile virus for the year. The patient, who is recovering, is a man in his mid-20’s who lives in Central El Paso. Additionally, two mosquito traps in the Mission Valley have tested positive for West Nile virus. “This […]Read More

NMSU Extension Expert Provides Tips for Mosquito-proofing Your Yard

Unfortunately, the dry desert doesn’t protect from mosquitoes. These bloodsuckers emerge each year and, according to Jeff Anderson, the Agronomy and Horticulture Agent for New Mexico State University’s Dona Ana County Cooperative Extension Service, the state’s mosquitoes are especially active in July and August, once the monsoon season rains kick in. Anderson warns the mosquitoes […]Read More

Six new cases of West Nile Virus reported; 3 found

Recent rains and high temperatures are believed to be factors in a recent jump in the number of West Nile virus (WNV) cases being reported in the El Paso area. This week the Department of Public Health confirmed an additional six cases of the mosquito-borne disease in the area. This brings the total number of […]Read More

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