On guard against virus: Continuing rains could bring West Nile - El Paso Times

The nationwide resurgence of West Nile virus could mean more cases for the El Paso border region if the area gets more rain, and consequently, more infected mosquitoes.

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Scientists at the University of Texas at El Paso and the Department of Biomedical Sciences and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Paul L. Foster School of Medicine said experts everywhere are mystified by the national outbreak of West Nile virus, after it was in decline for several years in a row.

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