Most Shared

Weather Alert

Severe Storms across eastern counties


Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been cancelled for Bastrop, Lee, and Fayette counties until 8PM.

Search hashtag #keyewx for updates.
ATX Floods: http://www.atxfloods.com/

WEATHER ALERT

Weather Alert Radar

West Nile Virus

West Nile Virus

 
text size

El Paso Reports West Nile Death, TX Death Toll Climbs To 44

Updated: Friday, September 7 2012, 12:55 PM CDT

(AP) -- A West Texas city has reported its first West Nile virus death of the year to push the statewide fatality count to at least 44.

The City of El Paso Department of Public Health on Wednesday confirmed a 77-year-old man had died of the West Nile virus. His name and further details on the death were not immediately released.

The agency says it's the worst year ever for West Nile deaths in the state. Texas health officials say the state had 40 West Nile deaths in 2003.El Paso Reports West Nile Death, TX Death Toll Climbs To 44


Advertise with us!

Related Stories

 

Web Poll

A new West Nile web poll will be posted soon.

Are you concerned about the West Nile Virus?

Yes, I'm concerned.
No, I'm not worried.

Poll Results

80.95% Yes, I'm concerned.
19.04% No, I'm not worried.

Advertise with us!