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West Nile Precautions Underway At State Fair

Imagine that you’re in the midst of battling the West Nile virus. Now, imagine that you have some 3 million people converging on one area of the city. That’s the challenge facing the State Fair of Texas.

08/28/2012

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Dallas County West Nile-Related Deaths Climbing

The number of Dallas County residents who have died from West Nile Virus related health issues now stands at 12. Officials say the hospital patient lived in the 75060 zip code.

08/27/2012

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Dallas County Set To Start Aerial Spraying This Week

During a Dallas County Commissioners Court meeting Tuesday leaders agreed aerial spraying for the West Nile Virus should begin. County lleaders are now waiting for 5 p.m. Wednesday, the deadline given to mayors to submit their opinions on spraying in their individual cities.

CBSDFW.COM–08/14/2012

A mosquito sits on a stick. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Some Question Fort Worth No Mosquito Spraying Policy

The City of Fort Worth does not spray for mosquitoes. With the hundreds of reported cases of human West Nile infection across North Texas and the half a dozen West Nile-related deaths, many are questioning why.

CBSDFW.COM–07/31/2012

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

North Texans Spending Big Bucks To Combat West Nile

Since many cities in North Texas refuse to spray for mosquitos, more and more homeowners are shelling out big bucks of their own to meet the threat of West Nile.

07/18/2012