Tarrant County Public Health
Tarrant County Public Health has confirmed two additional human cases of West Nile Virus. One patient is in her 30′s and contracted West Nile Fever . The other female patient is in her late 60′s and has West Nile Neuroinvasive Disease.
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.
As North Texas parents get their children vaccinated in time for the new school year – a measles outbreak is raising the level of concern.
The disease more common in developing countries than in the U.S. has been making spotty appearances across North Texas. Now Tarrant County Public Health confirms they are investigating two cases of measles.
For the second time this season health workers in Tarrant County have had a mosquito pool test positive for West Nile virus. The latest discovery was made in the southwest part of the Town of Pantego.
While there has been only one human case of the West Nile Virus in Tarrant County so far this year, Tarrant County Public Health will have several trucks out tonight spraying for mosquitoes.
Exactly one week before summer officially begins, health officials are reporting the first human case of the West Nile Virus in Tarrant County.
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.
A Watauga man has become the 9th person to die from the West Nile Virus in Tarrant County this year.
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.
According to the Tarrant County Public Health, another victim has died from the West Nile Virus. This is the seventh West Nile related death for Tarrant County.
This afternoon there are two West Nile Virus-related deaths being reported in North Texas — this time in both Dallas and Tarrant County.