City of El Paso reports West Nile death, man, 77

EL PASO, TX

The City of El Paso Department of Public Health on Wednesday confirmed a 77-year-old man had died of the West Nile virus. His name and further details on the death were not immediately released.

The agency says it's the worst year ever for West Nile deaths in the state. Texas health officials say the state had 40 West Nile deaths in 2003.

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