County health officials are not identifying him, but family members tell us he is Charles Sheldon; they want the public to know how fast the virus can spread and how deady it can be.
Another person has died from West Nile virus related causes. According to Dallas County Health and Human Services, the victim lived in Mesquite, in the 75149 zip code area.
Just last week CBS 11 News learned that officials in Tarrant County adopted a new policy where they don’t notify the media about confirmed human cases of the West Nile virus. They only relay information when a death occurs — and one has.
The seventh human case of West Nile virus was reported Wednesday by Dallas County Health and Human Services.
On Tuesday the Dallas County Health and Human Services department confirmed the county’s first West Nile Virus death of 2013.
They call it Lake Bacon. Even if it hasn’t rained, residents on Bacon Drive in North Fort Worth know that every day, every week, every month, if they go out their cars are going to get wet.
Health officials in Collin County have confirmed a human case of West Nile Fever. The patient lives in Plano in the 75025 zip code.
Arlington is about to launch spraying for West Nile Virus after its first infected mosquito was found on the city’s south side.
Officials in the city of Plano are reporting two human cases of West Nile.
There are concerns about the ground spraying being done for West Nile virus in Dallas County. Nearly 50 businesses, organization and individuals signed a letter calling for local leaders to prioritize larvicide.
Just one day after health officials in Dallas County confirmed the first human case of the West Nile virus for the 2013 season, another case is being reported.
Tuesday afternoon health officials confirmed that a Dallas County resident has a human case of the West Nile virus. It’s the first reported human case in the county for the 2013 season.