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Experts Not Ready To Declare West Nile Season Over

2012 was a record year for West Nile Virus cases in North Texas. Nearly 400 people were infected with the virus in Dallas County alone. 17 people died. And experts still aren’t ready to declare the season is over.

12/04/2012

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Tarrant County Reports 8th West Nile-Related Death

The West Nile Virus continues to be a danger in North Texas. Wednesday officials with Tarrant Public Health confirmed the eighth virus-related death in that county.

CBSDFW.COM–09/26/2012

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

16th West Nile-Related Death In Dallas County

Officials with Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) are reporting that a sixteenth person there has died from West Nile Virus-related health issues.

CBSDFW.COM–09/24/2012

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Plano Reports Second West Nile Death

A second person has died from the West Nile Virus in Plano, while the total number of reported cases in the city remains at 28.

09/19/2012

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DCHHS 2013 West Nile Virus Plan Of Attack Underway

While the calendar inches closer to the end of mosquito season health officials in Dallas County are already working on their West Nile virus plan of attack for next year.

CBSDFW.COM–09/11/2012

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Dallas County Reports 14th West Nile Related Death

A fourteenth person in Dallas County has died from West Nile Virus related health issues.

CBSDFW.COM–09/06/2012

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Worst Year Ever For West Nile In Texas

Health officials said Wednesday that this is the worst year ever for West Nile in Texas, which has seen about half of the country’s deaths from the virus this season.

09/06/2012

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Arlington Votes To Expand West Nile Efforts

Spraying for the mosquitos that carry West Nile can be very costly. But while several communities are scaling back on spraying, one city is talking about adding it to their fall budget.

09/05/2012

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Arlington To Vote On Increasing West Nile Virus Budget

One North Texas city has plans to expand its ability to fight mosquitos carrying West Nile Virus, even if the insects are around into the fall.

CBSDFW.COM–09/04/2012

WNV Plane

Gusty Winds Interrupt Denton Aerial Spraying

Aerial spraying scheduled for Friday evening in Denton County was interrupted by gusty winds.

09/01/2012

A plane carrying mosquito pesticide waits at Executive Airport in Oak Clff. (Photo by Jay Gormley, CBS 11)

Preliminary Tests Show Mosquito Population Way Down in Dallas

Preliminary tests show aerial spraying in Dallas County may have dramatically decreased the number of mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus.

08/30/2012

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Denton County Delays Aerial Mosquito Spraying

The North Texas weather is having an impact on the battle against West Nile Virus. Officials in Denton County have delayed their plans to start aerial mosquito spraying tonight.

CBSDFW.COM–08/30/2012

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