AUSTIN (KXAN) — A prayer will honor a 13-year-old boy who died from West Nile Virus in Bastrop County.
Cody Hopkins’ mother says her son tested positive for the virus in early October and within a few days, his condition worsened. Less than 1 percent of people who are infected with West Nile virus will develop a serious neurologic illness, like Cody did.
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