To Help Reduce Mosquito Population, Scientists Unleashing MillionsWhile it may sound counter-intuitive, the scientists' plan will hopefully reduce the number of disease-carrying mosquitos, according to NPR's report.
Dallas County Reports First Human Case Of West Nile Virus This YearThe patient diagnosed with West Nile neuroinvasive disease, lives in the 75248 zip code of Dallas.
Dallas County Reports First Imported Case Of DengueThe 54-year-old resident of Dallas was infected during recent travel to India.
North Texas Mosquito Season Means Battling West Nile & ZikaIt’s the first week of May and the start of mosquito season in North Texas. According to health officials, there are different safety concern this year because doctors are dealing with two dangerous viruses – West Nile and Zika.
New Mosquito Trap Smart Enough To Keep Just The Bad BugsA new high-techmosquito trap is promising to catch the bloodsuckers while letting friendlier insects escape — and even record the exact weather conditions when different species emerge to bite.
First Zika Case Transmitted By Mosquito In Texas ConfirmedThe Texas Department of State Health Services said Monday the patient is a resident of Cameron County, located on the border the state shares with Mexico.
Dallas County Health Reports 3rd West Nile Related DeathThe Dallas County Health department is reporting that a third victim has died from West Nile this year.
Spraying For West Nile Virus After 2nd Death In Dallas CountyA second person in Dallas County has died from the West Nile Virus. DCHHS officials say the victim was in his or her late 50s and had been previously diagnosed with West Nile Neuroinvasive Disease.
Lewisville Mosquito Trap Tests Positive For West NileA Lewisville mosquito trap has tested positive for West Nile Virus, it’s the 17th positive sample collected in the city this year.
Denton Sprays for Mosquitoes Near Zika Patient's HomeThe City of Denton targeted the yards of 22 homes to spray where mosquitoes could breed after a resident returned from Puerto Rico with the Zika virus.
Orlando Theme Parks Give Free Bug Spray To Ease Zika WorriesOrlando's major theme parks are now offering free bug repellant to visitors as concerns about mosquito-transmitted Zika virus mount in Florida.
FDA Calls For Zika Testing Of All Blood DonationsThe Food and Drug Administration wants all U.S. blood centers to start screening for Zika.