While our attention is focused on Covid-19, another virus lurks out there. West Nile Virus. This mosquito borne illness has recently been reported in Bexar County. https://www.ksat.com/news/local/2020/11/12/west-nile-virus-detected-in-bexar-county-mosquito-pool-metro-health-says/ The weather is unseasonably warm and we will be spending more time outside over the Thanksgiving holiday. It is important to remember to use a mosquito repellant when you are spending time outdoors. While most cases are mild (as in the case of coronavirus) there are some cases that are severe and can cause devastating neurologic problems. Here are some helpful tips on preventing this disease.