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

Two New Human West Nile Cases In Tarrant County

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.

CBSDFW.COM–11/06/2013

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Seventh Human West Nile Virus Case Confirmed In Dallas

Another human case of the West Nile virus has been confirmed in Dallas. It is the seventh human case for the 2013 season.

CBS 11–11/06/2013

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2nd West Nile Virus Death Confirmed In Dallas County

Just one day after reporting that a 12th person in Dallas County had been diagnosed with West Nile Neuroinvasive Disease, Dallas County Health and Human Services today confirmed the county’s second West Nile Virus death.

CBSDFW.COM–10/23/2013

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

9th Human Case Of West Nile Reported In Dallas County

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.

CBSDFW.COM–10/08/2013

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

1st West Nile Associated Death Reported In Tarrant County

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.

CBSDFW.COM–09/26/2013

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Tarrant County Reports 8th West Nile-Related Death

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.

CBSDFW.COM–09/26/2012

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

16th West Nile-Related Death In Dallas County

Officials with Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) are reporting that a sixteenth person there has died from West Nile Virus-related health issues.

CBSDFW.COM–09/24/2012

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Plano Reports Second West Nile Death

A second person has died from the West Nile Virus in Plano, while the total number of reported cases in the city remains at 28.

09/19/2012

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West Nile Virus Strikes Again In Tarrant 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.

09/12/2012

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

CDC: Nation On Track For Deadliest West Nile Year

Health officials say they’re convinced this will be the worst year for West Nile virus deaths and severe illnesses since the disease hit America’s shores in 1999.

09/12/2012

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Officials Report 2 North Texas West Nile Deaths

This afternoon there are two West Nile Virus-related deaths being reported in North Texas — this time in both Dallas and Tarrant County.

CBSDFW.COM–09/11/2012

West Nile Aerial Spray Chemicals

North Texas Doctor Starts West Nile Virus Support Group

West Nile Virus nearly killed Dr. Don Read seven years ago. When he recovered, the Dallas colorectal surgeon formed a support group. Now, because of all the cases this year, he’s re-starting the group next week.

CBS 11–09/03/2012

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