Health officials in Plano have confirmed the city’s first human case of the Chikungunya virus.
The person was infected with the virus during recent travel to Mexico and is no longer contagious.
The Texas Department of Health is reporting its first case of West Nile this year.
Dallas County Health and Human Services started urging residents on Monday to take the necessary precautions in order to avoid exposure to mosquitoes this year.
The Dallas County Health Department is reporting an 11th case of Chikungunya virus in the county.
Public health officials have confirmed a seventh case of chikungunya virus disease in Dallas County. The virus causes high fever, joint pain, muscle aches and a rash.
Despite the recent cold weather snap in North Texas, a fourth case of imported Chikungunya virus has been confirmed in Dallas County according to officials with Dallas County Health and Human Services.
The Dallas County Health Department has confirmed another case of imported Chikungunya virus.
Dallas County Health and Human Services reported the county’s second case of the Chikungunya virus this year. The virus is transmitted to humans through mosquito bites.
A health alert has been issued in North Texas, as Tarrant County diagnoses its first case of Chikungunya fever. Health workers want people who might be traveling to know the dangers of bringing the virus back to the area.
Public health officials in Tarrant County have confirmed the county’s first case of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus disease.
Health officials in Houston believe they’ve trapped a mosquito carrying a virus known as chikungunya, raising the possibility of people becoming infected locally.