The searing summer heat is still a few weeks away, but health officials say a perennial summer worry is already here.
April showers bring April mosquitoes, and with that the possibility of West Nile virus. More and more North Texans are turning to a high-tech, albeit expensive way to repel bugs.
Plano released thousands of “mosquitofish” at the Plano Parkway Service Center and Pecan Hollow Golf Course Tuesday in an effort to reduce mosquitos.
Another human case of the West Nile virus has been confirmed in Dallas. It is the seventh human case for the 2013 season.
Just one day after reporting that a 12th person in Dallas County had been diagnosed with West Nile Neuroinvasive Disease, Dallas County Health and Human Services today confirmed the county’s second West Nile Virus death.
Officials with Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) have confirmed that an 11th person has contracted the West Nile virus.
Another person has died from West Nile virus related causes. According to Dallas County Health and Human Services, the victim lived in Mesquite, in the 75149 zip code area.
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.
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.
Some students in the Carroll Independent School District on Thursday will have their school day interrupted thanks to the West Nile Virus.
Health officials in Collin County have confirmed a human case of West Nile Fever. The patient lives in Plano in the 75025 zip code.
Arlington is about to launch spraying for West Nile Virus after its first infected mosquito was found on the city’s south side.