More Cases Of West Nile Found In El Paso

More Cases Of West Nile Found In El Paso
Thursday, September 8, 2011 - 8:23pm

EL PASO, Texas -- The Department of Public Health confirms two more people have been infected with the West Nile virus.

A 68 year old man from Tornillo was infected and a 61 year old man who lives in the 79901 zip code was also infected.

These two men mark the fourth and fifth cases of West Nile so far in El Paso this year.

The health department would like to remind the public to use mosquito repellant while outdoors, especially at dawn and dusk.

They also said to remove any standing water on your property.

To report mosquito breeding, call the Code Compliance Division of the City of El Paso Environmental Services Department at 915-599-6290.

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