Another Human Case of West Nile Reported in Houston
A fourth case of human West Nile virus has been reported in Houston.
The city of Houston Health Department said a woman living in the southeast part of the city, between the ages of 45 and 54, has been diagnosed with the virus.
One of four cases reported has been fatal. Officials say a southwest Houston man between the ages of 75 and 84 died on Aug. 1.
The other cases involve two women. One is from northeast Houston, the other is from Southeast Houston. Both are between the ages of 55 and 74.
Health officials say most people become infected within three to 10 days of a bite from an infected mosquito. Symptoms to watch out for include: fever, headache, body tremors and visual problems.
Doctors say if you start to feel any of these things to seek medical help, right away.