First Human Case West Nile Infection Confirmed In DallasDallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) is reporting the first human case of West Nile infection confirmed in Dallas County for the 2016 season.
Obama Urges Congress To Pass Zika Prevention BillPresident Obama said that a vaccine for the Zika virus could be developed in "fairly short order" if Congress acted quickly to pass a bill that would prevent the spread of the disease.
I-TEAM: Choosing A Mosquito RepellantCreams, sprays, bottles and repellant bands... with so many choices, what mosquito repellant works best? The I-Team tells you!
Texas Health Officials Prepare For Zika, But Local Efforts TightSo far, Texas officials have reported 48 people infected with Zika, all associated with travel. In one case, the virus was sexually transmitted by someone who had been infected abroad.
Study: Mosquitoes Prefer Pregnant Women, People Who Drink And AthletesEach day that passes this summer increases the threat of getting a bite from a disease carrying mosquito.
Senate Democrats Block GOP's Zika Funding Bill Senate Democrats have blocked a GOP-drafted measure to provide $1.1 billion to fight the Zika virus, accusing Republicans of packing the measure with partisan provisions and unfair spending cuts.
Number Of Confirmed Dallas County Zika Virus Cases GrowsToday Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) confirmed the 10th case of Zika virus in the county this year.
Officials In Dallas County Report 7th Case Of Zika VirusDallas County Health and Human Services has confirmed the seventh case of Zika virus in the county so far this year. While the case has been sent off for review at the Texas Department of State Health Services, testing done at the DCHHS lab was positive.
Fifth Imported Zika Case Confirmed in Tarrant CountyTarrant County Public Health says this is the first imported case with a travel history to St. Lucia.
Mosquito Season Brings No Urgency For Money To Fight ZikaThe White House and Democrats are pressuring congressional Republicans to act on President Barack Obama's demands for money to combat Zika.
Mosquitofish Inexpensive Ally In Zika Virus FightA mosquito's natural enemy is becoming a popular ally in the fight against the West Nile and Zika viruses. The tiny mosquitofish, or gambusia affinis, feasts on mosquito larvae.
Dallas Has Plans To Prevent Zika Virus OutbreakLots of rain means lots of mosquitoes. Dallas County Health Department announces an early start to mosquito season. Spencer Lockwood with Dallas County Mosquito Control says this year, Zika Virus is a top concern.