Mosquito

(credit: Kathy Keatley Garvey, UC Davis Dept. of Entomology)

Mosquito Season Begins In Dallas County

Dallas County Health and Human Services started urging residents on Monday to take the necessary precautions in order to avoid exposure to mosquitoes this year.

03/30/2015

(credit: Kathy Keatley Garvey, UC Davis Dept. of Entomology)

Mosquitoes Swarming Early In North Texas

The calendar only reads March, but a summer pest is already swarming around North Texas.

03/13/2015

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Third Case Of Chikungunya Virus Confirmed In Dallas County

The Dallas County Health Department has confirmed another case of imported Chikungunya virus.

09/29/2014

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83-Year-Old Man Is 3rd West Nile Virus Death In Texas

South Texas health officials have confirmed that an 83-year-old man died this week of the West Nile virus. The unidentified man died Wednesday.

09/12/2014

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Residents Worst Fears About ‘Swampy’ Pond Have Come True

The West Nile Virus is in north Fort Worth. Residents say one of the positive mosquito tests is a result of the city not following its own advice.

CBSDFW.COM–09/05/2014

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2nd Chikungunya Case In Dallas County

Dallas County Health and Human Services reported the county’s second case of the Chikungunya virus this year. The virus is transmitted to humans through mosquito bites.

08/27/2014

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Chikungunya Virus Confirmed In Tarrant County

Public health officials in Tarrant County have confirmed the county’s first case of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus disease.

08/22/2014

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No WNV Spraying In Bedford, Despite Positive Mosquito Tests

More than any other area, health officials have found more mosquitoes with West Nile in Tarrant County. The City of Bedford has had the most positive mosquito tests — double the number of any other city in the county.

CBSDFW.COM–08/15/2014

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Third Human Case Of West Nile Reported In Dallas County

The Dallas County Health department has confirmed it’s third human case of West Nile virus this season.

08/11/2014

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Trapped Mosquito Could Carry Rare Virus

Health officials in Houston believe they’ve trapped a mosquito carrying a virus known as chikungunya, raising the possibility of people becoming infected locally.

08/08/2014

(credit: Kathy Keatley Garvey, UC Davis Dept. of Entomology)

Mosquito Carrying Rare Virus Trapped In Texas

When it comes to mosquitoes the main concern for North Texans lately has been West Nile Virus. Now health officials in Houston believe they’ve trapped a mosquito carrying a virus known as chikungunya.

08/07/2014

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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