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

1st West Nile Associated Death Reported In Tarrant County

Just last week CBS 11 News learned that officials in Tarrant County adopted a new policy where they don’t notify the media about confirmed human cases of the West Nile virus. They only relay information when a death occurs — and one has.

CBSDFW.COM–09/26/2013

West Nile Aerial Spray Chemicals

Dallas County Confirms 6th Human Case Of West Nile Virus

Dallas County Health and Human Services says a Dallas resident was diagnosed with West Nile fever, the county’s sixth human case of the virus this year.

09/19/2013

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

West Nile Forces Southlake Students Inside

Some students in the Carroll Independent School District on Thursday will have their school day interrupted thanks to the West Nile Virus.

09/12/2013

Close view of a mosquito. (credit: Johan Ordonez/AFP/Getty Images)

Third Case Of Human West Nile Virus Reported In Plano

Health officials in Collin County have confirmed a human case of West Nile Fever. The patient lives in Plano in the 75025 zip code.

CBSDFW.COM–08/27/2013

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Arlington To Spray For West Nile Virus

Arlington is about to launch spraying for West Nile Virus after its first infected mosquito was found on the city’s south side.

CBSDFW.COM–08/16/2013

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

Plano Reporting Two Human Cases Of West Nile

Officials in the city of Plano are reporting two human cases of West Nile.

CBSDFW.COM–08/15/2013

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Concerns Over Product Used For WNV Spraying In Dallas

There are concerns about the ground spraying being done for West Nile virus in Dallas County. Nearly 50 businesses, organization and individuals signed a letter calling for local leaders to prioritize larvicide.

CBSDFW.COM–08/14/2013

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

Dallas County Reports First 2013 Human West Nile Virus Case

Tuesday afternoon health officials confirmed that a Dallas County resident has a human case of the West Nile virus. It’s the first reported human case in the county for the 2013 season.

CBSDFW.COM–07/30/2013

Mosquito Spray Truck (credit: CBS 11 News)

Tarrant County Set For West Nile Ground Spraying

While there has been only one human case of the West Nile Virus in Tarrant County so far this year, Tarrant County Public Health will have several trucks out tonight spraying for mosquitoes.

CBSDFW.COM–07/05/2013

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

Fewer Birds May Explain Fewer West Nile Cases

Scientists say a lower bird population in North Texas this summer may explain why there haven’t been more human cases of the virus.

CBS 11–07/04/2013

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Grapevine Mosquito Pool Tests Positive For West Nile

After announcing nearly two weeks ago that the first 2013 human case of West Nile Virus was in Tarrant County, today officials with Tarrant County Public Health announced the county’s first positive mosquito pool sample.

CBSDFW.COM–06/27/2013

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

DCHHS: Possible First Human West Nile Case

Dallas County’s health department thought it may have had it’s first confirmed human case of West Nile Virus this year, but the state health department said the case does not meet the criteria for the disease.

CBS 11–06/25/2013

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