Another West Nile case reported in Fort Bend

Over the weekend, one additional West Nile Virus illness case was confirmed in this area.  Fort Bend County Health and Human Services reports a total of 9 West Nile cases in Fort Bend County. To date there have been no deaths this year in the county due to West Nile Virus.

See West Nile Fever (WNF) and West Nile Neuroinvasive Disease (WNND) chart below.

WNF symptoms: fever, headache, sore throat, body aches, fatigue, skin rash, and swollen lymph glands.

WNND symptoms: more serious & include headache, high fever, stiff neck, disorientation, tremors, convulsions, muscle weakness, coma, and paralysis.

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