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Dallas County Residents Urged To Take West Nile Precautions

As temperatures begin to climb and there are more and more signs of summer, Dallas County officials are reminding residents that the West Nile Virus is active and precautions need to be taken.

CBSDFW.COM–05/17/2013

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Dallas County Confirms 20th West Nile Virus Death From 2012 Season

The number of deaths from last year’s record breaking West Nile season continues to grow.

05/07/2013

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Company Markets New Weapon In Fight Against Mosquitoes

A North Texas-based company is now offering what it claims is a more effective weapon against mosquitoes.

CBSDFW.COM–05/06/2013

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West Nile Virus Trapping & Testing Underway In Fort Worth

Tarrant County Public Health has begun trapping and testing West Nile virus mosquito samples. More than 200 traps, across the county, are being used for the seasonal proactive measures.

CBSDFW.COM–05/01/2013

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West Nile Virus Teen Victim Relapses One Year Later

A North Texas teen continues to battle the effects of the West Nile Virus nearly a year after being affected.

04/30/2013

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

Dallas Kicks Off Aggressive West Nile Campaign

The City of Dallas this week kicks off an aggressive plan to fight the West Nile virus.

04/29/2013

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

Plano Taking Proactive Steps To Monitor For West Nile

The City of Plano on Monday launched an intense effort to track cases of West Nile virus, deploying special tracking traps aimed at giving city leaders an advanced warning system on the threat posed by the mosquito-borne infection.

CBSDFW.COM–04/22/2013

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Mosquito Tests Positive For West Nile Virus In Highland Park

Last week, the city of Richardson found mosquitoes tested positive in two areas: North Plano Road and East Campbell Road and Renner Road and Northstar Road. The city conducted ground spraying this week in both areas, and also sprayed storm drains at the Plano and Campbell Road area.

CBS 11–04/19/2013

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Four North Texas Counties Jointly Fighting West Nile Virus

Four North Texas county health departments are combining their planning and information to combat this year’s West Nile virus season.

04/05/2013

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

Denton Co. Trapping Mosqutioes For West Nile Testing

Health officials in Denton County are gearing up for West Nile Virus season and are taking steps to try and find pockets of infestation. For now, testing is being done in unincorporated areas of the county.

CBSDFW.COM–03/11/2013

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

Tarrant County Expands 2013 West Nile Virus Plan

Like other counties across North Texas, Tarrant County is expanding its West Nile plan as it heads into a new virus season.

CBSDFW.COM–02/26/2013

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Dallas Unveils More Aggressive Mosquito Fighting Plan For 2013

The City of Dallas has a new, more aggressive plan to combat mosquitoes and the West Nile Virus this year, following an unprecedented outbreak in 2012.

CBS 11–02/11/2013

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