Denton County Health Department
The Denton County Health Department epidemiologist has confirmed a Flower Mound resident has been positively diagnosed with West Nile virus.
Health officials in Denton County are gearing up for West Nile Virus season and are taking steps to try and find pockets of infestation. For now, testing is being done in unincorporated areas of the county.
Denton County on Tuesday reported its first death this year associated with the West Nile virus. The patient was a Denton resident in his 90s who had an underlying health condition.
As it stands, the West Nile Virus has infected nearly 150 people across the metroplex. And of all the North Texas counties Denton was the first to report a human case of the West Nile virus.
Of all the North Texas counties Denton was the first to report a human case of the West Nile virus. Now officials in the City of Denton are kicking up the war on mosquitoes.
The director of the Denton County Health Department says a Denton High School student probably has an active, contagious case of tuberculosis.
A Denton High School student who recently moved from Ennis has been hospitalized following complications that could be connected to Tuberculosis.