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Top 6 Mosquito Repellent Plants To Keep Pests Away

Summer means it’s time to fire up the grill and invite friends over for a barbecue, but it seems like unexpected guests always crash the party. No, not your in-laws — we’re talking about pesky bugs

05/21/2015

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

Mosquitoes Swarming Early In North Texas

The calendar only reads March, but a summer pest is already swarming around North Texas.

03/13/2015

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Eleventh Case Of Imported Chikungunya Virus Confirmed In Dallas Co.

The Dallas County Health Department is reporting an 11th case of Chikungunya virus in the county.

02/02/2015

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Residents Worst Fears About ‘Swampy’ Pond Have Come True

The West Nile Virus is in north Fort Worth. Residents say one of the positive mosquito tests is a result of the city not following its own advice.

CBSDFW.COM–09/05/2014

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No WNV Spraying In Bedford, Despite Positive Mosquito Tests

More than any other area, health officials have found more mosquitoes with West Nile in Tarrant County. The City of Bedford has had the most positive mosquito tests — double the number of any other city in the county.

CBSDFW.COM–08/15/2014

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

Mosquito Carrying Rare Virus Trapped In Texas

When it comes to mosquitoes the main concern for North Texans lately has been West Nile Virus. Now health officials in Houston believe they’ve trapped a mosquito carrying a virus known as chikungunya.

08/07/2014

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Neighborhood Abuzz, Bat Houses Keeping Mosquitoes Away

Homeowners have started using an unconventional method to keep pesky mosquitoes from buzzing around.

08/04/2014

Mosquito larvae are seen on the surface of a neglected pool at a foreclosed home. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Colleyville West Nile Woes Continue Despite Aggressive Treatment

City workers in Colleyville have been engaged in what, so far, seems like a futile fight. Despite aggressive treatment, the West Nile Virus keeps popping up in one area — over and over.

CBSDFW.COM–08/01/2014

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Smartphone Apps Claim To Repel Mosquitoes

Some smartphone apps claim to repel mosquitoes but DEET may work best.

07/23/2014

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

First Two Human Cases Of West Nile Confirmed In Dallas County

Dallas County Health and Human Services has confirmed the first two human cases of West Nile virus infection for the 2014 season. The two residents were diagnosed with West Nile fever.

07/18/2014

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

Dallas Confirms First West Nile Positive Test

Dallas has confirmed its first positive West Nile test of the season and will immediately begin mosquito control spraying in the neighborhood.

07/14/2014

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

Texas Reports First West Nile Case This Season

Authorities at the Texas Department of State Health Services have confirmed the state’s first human case of a West Nile-related illness.

07/03/2014

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