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Dallas County To Begin Spraying For West Nile Virus

Dallas County will begin spraying for mosquitoes the evening of Friday, June 13, as the county takes a more aggressive approach to fighting the West Nile Virus.

06/12/2013

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

New Report Indicates Another Bad West Nile Season

A new report shows a large spike over the past few weeks in the type of mosquitoes that can carry the West Nile Virus.

CBS 11–06/10/2013

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City Spreads Larvicide In Creeks To Battle West Nile

A number of North Texas cities have already launched their attack on the mosquitoes responsible for West Nile Virus. Workers in the City of Arlington are among those getting an early jump on the season.

CBSDFW.COM–05/31/2013

(credit: CBS 11 NEWS)

CBS 11 I-Team Puts Mosquito Repelling Products To The Test

Would you stick your arm in a cage filled with 150 hungry Southern House mosquitoes, which are the very that carry the West Nile virus? Thankfully you don’t have to, because researchers did just that to help the CBS 11 I-Team.

CBS 11–05/22/2013

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

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

(credit: Tarrant County Public Health)

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

(credit: CBS 11 News)

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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