Clovis woman third West Nile Virus fatality in state

By Mike Linn: CNJ news editor An 82-year-old Curry County woman became the third person in New Mexico to die from West Nile Virus, a condition obtained through bites of infected mosquitos. Officials with the New Mexico Department of Health reported the woman’s death Thursday but were unclear as to when she died. So far […]

Health officials urge precautions against West Nile virus

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Dr. David Orton, a veterinarian at Aire Alto vet clinic, vaccinates a horse for the West Nile virus on Monday. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth By Mike Linn Given the aridity of the climate in New Mexico, cases of West Nile virus in horses pales in comparison to other southeastern states. Moreover, human cases have […]