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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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Company Markets New Weapon In Fight Against Mosquitoes

A North Texas-based company is now offering what it claims is a more effective weapon against mosquitoes.

CBSDFW.COM–05/06/2013

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

A man sprays on mosquito repellent. (credit: Mario Villafuerte/Gettyimages)

Dallas County To Hand Out Free Insect Repellent To Needy

Dallas County Health and Human Services is teaming up with a mosquito protection company to provide needy residents with insect repellent. DCHHS and Cutter® Insect Repellent will hand out free insect repellent to low-income residents and senior citizens.

08/28/2012

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West Nile Virus Home Remedies Put Under Scrutiny

Plano Mom Alison Malone says her kids are mosquito magnets—pointing to four fresh bites on her young daughter’s forehead. So what’s a Mom to do?

08/01/2012

A mosquito sits on a stick. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Some Question Fort Worth No Mosquito Spraying Policy

The City of Fort Worth does not spray for mosquitoes. With the hundreds of reported cases of human West Nile infection across North Texas and the half a dozen West Nile-related deaths, many are questioning why.

CBSDFW.COM–07/31/2012

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Two More Deaths From West Nile Announced As Spraying Increases

As the number of human cases of West Nile Virus continues to increase, so does spraying against the mosquitoes who carry the disease.

07/30/2012

Mosquitoes are seen inside a trap. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Highland Park Residents Prepare For Mosquito Spraying

Spray trucks taking aim at mosquitoes will be hitting the streets in Highland Park Friday night, just two days after an area West Nile Virus related death.

07/20/2012

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Dallas Man Dies From West Nile Virus

A man in his sixties has died from the West Nile virus in Dallas, the city’s first fatality connected to it this year.

07/16/2012