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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

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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

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

Dallas Confirms First West Nile Positive Test

Dallas has confirmed its first positive West Nile test of the season and will immediately begin mosquito control spraying in the neighborhood.

07/14/2014

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

First Case Of West Nile Reported In Texas

Texas has it’s first case of West Nile this season.

07/04/2014

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

Texas Reports First West Nile Case This Season

Authorities at the Texas Department of State Health Services have confirmed the state’s first human case of a West Nile-related illness.

07/03/2014

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Spike In Mosquito Numbers Prompt Dallas Spraying

“Kill ‘em all!” chuckles Ross Lind, with no sympathy for the mosquitoes of Dallas. He’s ecstatic to hear city crews in Dallas are ready to start spraying for them near his neighborhood.

CBS 11–07/01/2014

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Research May Predict West Nile Virus Trends

For the second summer, dozens of live mosquito traps are set up at sites around the city, collecting anywhere from a few – to thousands of mosquitoes per trap each week.

06/04/2014

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