City officials urge residents to take...

City officials urge residents to take precautions against West Nile

There are 2 comments on the El Paso Times story from Jul 10, 2014, titled City officials urge residents to take precautions against West Nile. In it, El Paso Times reports that:

After the recent rainfall in the El Paso area and the first West Nile-related case this year in Texas, health officials are urging El Pasoans to take the necessary precautions to prevent the spread of the disease.

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Candace Fuentes

El Paso, TX

#1 Jul 10, 2014
This is good advice but they left out one important point. I used to spray my family down all over before they went outside, focusing on the arms, legs and exposed skin. But one thing about these mosquitoes is that they are sneaky and they will worm their way under the clothing and into the private areas, so the only way to be safe is to have your family strip down and spray them from head to toe, even the nether regions. We used to do this outside in the old days but now we do it inside since everyone has to be butt naked in order to get sprayed properly. It's also a fallacy that the spray burns and stings the genitals - it does not. Hopefully this will serve as a wake-up call to everyone but the price for not being protected is much more than itching and a rash, it could actually paralyze you, kill you or worse.
Church Goer

El Paso, TX

#2 Jul 10, 2014
We will, west side drivers are the worst.they want everybody to move out of there way because they are jews with road rage.

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