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Mosquito larvae are seen on the surface of a neglected pool at a foreclosed home. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Colleyville West Nile Woes Continue Despite Aggressive Treatment

City workers in Colleyville have been engaged in what, so far, seems like a futile fight. Despite aggressive treatment, the West Nile Virus keeps popping up in one area — over and over.

CBSDFW.COM–08/01/2014

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Smartphone Apps Claim To Repel Mosquitoes

Some smartphone apps claim to repel mosquitoes but DEET may work best.

07/23/2014

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Seventh Human West Nile Virus Case Confirmed In Dallas

Another human case of the West Nile virus has been confirmed in Dallas. It is the seventh human case for the 2013 season.

CBS 11–11/06/2013

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2nd West Nile Virus Death Confirmed In Dallas County

Just one day after reporting that a 12th person in Dallas County had been diagnosed with West Nile Neuroinvasive Disease, Dallas County Health and Human Services today confirmed the county’s second West Nile Virus death.

CBSDFW.COM–10/23/2013

A field sample of mosquitoes that could carry West Nile Virus is seen at a county health department. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

1st West Nile Associated Death Reported In Tarrant County

Just last week CBS 11 News learned that officials in Tarrant County adopted a new policy where they don’t notify the media about confirmed human cases of the West Nile virus. They only relay information when a death occurs — and one has.

CBSDFW.COM–09/26/2013

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Dallas County Confirms 6th Human Case Of West Nile Virus

Dallas County Health and Human Services says a Dallas resident was diagnosed with West Nile fever, the county’s sixth human case of the virus this year.

09/19/2013

Close view of a mosquito. (credit: Johan Ordonez/AFP/Getty Images)

Third Case Of Human West Nile Virus Reported In Plano

Health officials in Collin County have confirmed a human case of West Nile Fever. The patient lives in Plano in the 75025 zip code.

CBSDFW.COM–08/27/2013

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CBS 11 I-Team Puts Mosquito Repelling Products To The Test

Would you stick your arm in a cage filled with 150 hungry Southern House mosquitoes, which are the very that carry the West Nile virus? Thankfully you don’t have to, because researchers did just that to help the CBS 11 I-Team.

CBS 11–05/22/2013

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Dallas County Residents Urged To Take West Nile Precautions

As temperatures begin to climb and there are more and more signs of summer, Dallas County officials are reminding residents that the West Nile Virus is active and precautions need to be taken.

CBSDFW.COM–05/17/2013

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Dallas County Confirms 20th West Nile Virus Death From 2012 Season

The number of deaths from last year’s record breaking West Nile season continues to grow.

05/07/2013

A lab assistant drops mosquitoes into test tubes to prepare them for West Nile Virus testing. (credit: im Boyle/Getty Images)

Plano Taking Proactive Steps To Monitor For West Nile

The City of Plano on Monday launched an intense effort to track cases of West Nile virus, deploying special tracking traps aimed at giving city leaders an advanced warning system on the threat posed by the mosquito-borne infection.

CBSDFW.COM–04/22/2013

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Dallas County Prepares West Nile Combat Plan

Dallas County Commissioners approved spending $350,000 to combat mosquitoes. The money will go towards hiring a Little Rock, Arkansas-based company to set traps each week, and spray more than 5,000 square miles throughout the season.

02/19/2013

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