Cameron County Teen Gets West Nile

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - 10:10am

"In addition to cases of West Nile in Willacy, Hidalgo, and Starr we now have a case of West Nile in Cameron County as well."

Dr. Brian Smith with the Texas Department of State Health Services says this makes this the sixth case of the West Nile virus in the Valley. The Cameron County Health Department says that a female teenager from southern Cameron county got the virus.

Smith encourages you take precautiouns including make sure all standing water is removed around your home and your wear repellent when going outside.

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