2 new human West Nile cases confirmed in Houston

Published On: Aug 17 2012 03:58:58 PM CDT   Updated On: Aug 17 2012 11:25:48 AM CDT
HOUSTON -

Two more Houstonians have been diagnosed with West Nile virus.

The newest cases involve women between the ages of 55 and 74 who live in southwest Houston.

One case has been fatal. A southwest Houston man between the ages of 75 and 84 died on Aug. 1.

Last year, the number of West Nile deaths in the city of Houston was zero.

The other people diagnosed with West Nile virus are:

Most people become infected within three to 10 days of a bite from an infected mosquito.

Symptoms include fever, headache, body tremors and visual problems.

Doctors said if you start to feel any of these things you should seek medical help right away.