North Texas Mosquito Season Means Battling West Nile & ZikaIt’s the first week of May and the start of mosquito season in North Texas. According to health officials, there are different safety concern this year because doctors are dealing with two dangerous viruses – West Nile and Zika.
Spraying For West Nile Virus After 2nd Death In Dallas CountyA second person in Dallas County has died from the West Nile Virus. DCHHS officials say the victim was in his or her late 50s and had been previously diagnosed with West Nile Neuroinvasive Disease.
Officials Consider Aerial West Nile Spraying In Dallas CountyThe threat of West Nile Virus is forcing some cities in North Texas to consider aerial spraying for the first time in years.
More North TX Communities To Begin West Nile Virus Ground SprayingRichardson, Grand Prairie and Tarrant County officials are putting in efforts to prevent the virus from spreading after finding positive mosquito samples in their area.
No WNV Spraying In Bedford, Despite Positive Mosquito TestsMore 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.
Colleyville West Nile Woes Continue Despite Aggressive TreatmentCity 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.
Spike In Mosquito Numbers Prompt Dallas Spraying“Kill ‘em all!” chuckles Ross Lind, with no sympathy for the mosquitoes of Dallas. He’s ecstatic to hear city crews in Dallas are ready to start spraying for them near his neighborhood.
Town Gets Set For West Nile Virus Ground SprayingFor 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.
2 Nights Of West Nile Ground Spraying In Dallas CountyMosquitoes infected with the West Nile Virus have been found in an area of Dallas County. As a result, the City of Dallas is preparing to perform two nights of ground spraying in the area where the pool was found, in southwest Dallas.
Tarrant County Set For West Nile Ground SprayingWhile 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.
Grapevine Mosquito Pool Tests Positive For West NileAfter announcing nearly two weeks ago that the first 2013 human case of West Nile Virus was in Tarrant County, today officials with Tarrant County Public Health announced the county’s first positive mosquito pool sample.
City Spreads Larvicide In Creeks To Battle West NileA number of North Texas cities have already launched their attack on the mosquitoes responsible for West Nile Virus. Workers in the City of Arlington are among those getting an early jump on the season.