3 more human case of West Nile virus diagnosed in Houston

Published On: Aug 08 2012 03:17:34 PM CDT   Updated On: Aug 06 2012 11:24:25 AM CDT
HOUSTON -

Three new human West Nile virus cases have been reported in Houston.

According to the city of Houston Health Department, the new cases have been diagnosed in:

Those three cases bring the total human cases in the city to seven. One of the cases has been fatal.

A southwest Houston man between the ages of 75 and 84 died on Aug. 1.

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.

According to doctors, if you start to feel any of these things to seek medical help, right away.