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Living With People They Bite, Zika Mosquitoes Hard To FightMosquito control agencies in U.S. cities and counties say they are taking advance steps to combat the Zika virus ahead of the typical springtime breeding season.
DCHHS Preparing Lab To Perform Zika Testing LocallyThe newly formed Dallas County Zika Task Force wrapped up its second scheduled meeting this morning. The group, headed by DCHHS Environmental Health, will meet weekly with officials in Dallas County municipalities.
Obama Asking Congress For Emergency Funding To Combat ZikaPresident Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to help fight the Zika virus.
CDC Issues Guidelines For Preventing Sexual Transmission Of Zika VirusThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued some interim guidelines on how to prevent transmitting the Zika virus through sexual transmission.
All Eyes On Texas After Latest Reported Case Of Zika VirusNorth Texas and the world are paying attention after a person in Dallas County became infected with the Zika virus through sexual contact. It is the first case of sexually transmitted Zika virus in the United States.
DCHHS Offers Free Flu Vaccine Starting WednesdayDCHHS Medical Director Dr. Christopher Perkins encourages everyone to get the flu vaccine once a year.
16th Human Case Of West Nile For Dallas County The resident lives in the 75154 zip code in Glenn Heights and was diagnosed with West Nile Neuroinvasive Disease.
Texas Records 4th Death This Year Linked To West Nile VirusHealth officials say a fourth person has died in Texas this year after contracting the West Nile virus.
Dallas County Reports 1st West Nile Virus Death Of 2015 SeasonHealth officials have confirmed the first West Nile Virus death in Dallas County for the 2015 season.
Dallas County Reports Third Human Case of West Nile VirusThe resident lives in the 75214 zip code in Dallas and was diagnosed with West Nile Neuroinvasive Disease.
DCHHS Confirms: Dallas County Man Contracts West Nile FeverThe city of Dallas records its first human case of the West Nile Virus this season. The patient lives in the 75217 zip code, in the southeast section of Dallas.
Dallas County Officials Report First 2015 Case Of Human West NileOfficials with Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) has confirmed that someone has contracted the West Nile Virus.

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