Living With People They Bite, Zika Mosquitoes Hard To FightMosquito control agencies in U.S. cities and counties say they are taking advance steps to combat the Zika virus ahead of the typical springtime breeding season.
CDC Emergency Ops Center Moves To Highest Level Of Activation For Zika ResponseThe agency said there's a need for "accelerated preparedness to bring together experts to focus intently and work efficiently in anticipation of local Zika virus transmission by mosquitoes in the Continental U.S."
DCHHS Preparing Lab To Perform Zika Testing LocallyThe newly formed Dallas County Zika Task Force wrapped up its second scheduled meeting this morning. The group, headed by DCHHS Environmental Health, will meet weekly with officials in Dallas County municipalities.
Obama Asking Congress For Emergency Funding To Combat ZikaPresident Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to help fight the Zika virus.
All Eyes On Texas After Latest Reported Case Of Zika VirusNorth Texas and the world are paying attention after a person in Dallas County became infected with the Zika virus through sexual contact. It is the first case of sexually transmitted Zika virus in the United States.
Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus Confirmed In Texas PatientA Houston television station is reporting that officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have confirmed a case of Zika virus in a traveler from Texas who recently returned from Latin America.
16th Human Case Of West Nile For Dallas County The resident lives in the 75154 zip code in Glenn Heights and was diagnosed with West Nile Neuroinvasive Disease.
Dallas Areas Being Sprayed For WNV Mosquitoes Wednesday, ThursdayMosquito traps are still testing positive for West Nile Virus.
12th Human Case Of West Nile Reported In Dallas CountyThe patient lives in the 75230 zip code in Dallas and was diagnosed with West Nile Fever.
Dallas County Reports 1st West Nile Virus Death Of 2015 SeasonHealth officials have confirmed the first West Nile Virus death in Dallas County for the 2015 season.
Dallas County Reports 5th Human Case Of West Nile VirusThe resident lives in the 75238 zip code in Dallas and was diagnosed with West Nile Fever.
Dallas Areas To Be Sprayed For WNV Mosquitoes This WeekendMosquito pools were confirmed positive for WNV.