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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)

North Texans Fighting Mosquitoes Ahead Of West Nile

April showers bring April mosquitoes, and with that the possibility of West Nile virus. More and more North Texans are turning to a high-tech, albeit expensive way to repel bugs.

CBS 11–04/21/2014

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

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

11th Case Of West Nile Virus In Dallas County

Officials with Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) have confirmed that an 11th person has contracted the West Nile virus.

CBSDFW.COM–10/18/2013

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

3rd Case Of West Nile Virus In 3 Days For Dallas County

For the third consecutive day Dallas County health officials announce a confirmed human case of West Nile virus. The infected young man, who lives in the University Park 75225 zip code, has been diagnosed with West Nile Fever.

08/01/2013

Mosquito Spray Truck (credit: CBS 11 News)

Tarrant County Set For West Nile Ground Spraying

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.

CBSDFW.COM–07/05/2013

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Grapevine Mosquito Pool Tests Positive For West Nile

After 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.

CBSDFW.COM–06/27/2013

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

First Human Case Of West Nile In Tarrant County

Exactly one week before summer officially begins, health officials are reporting the first human case of the West Nile Virus in Tarrant County.

CBSDFW.COM–06/14/2013

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CBS 11 I-Team Puts Mosquito Repelling Products To The Test

Would you stick your arm in a cage filled with 150 hungry Southern House mosquitoes, which are the very that carry the West Nile virus? Thankfully you don’t have to, because researchers did just that to help the CBS 11 I-Team.

CBS 11–05/22/2013

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West Nile Virus Trapping & Testing Underway In Fort Worth

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.

CBSDFW.COM–05/01/2013

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

Denton Co. Trapping Mosqutioes For West Nile Testing

Health officials in Denton County are gearing up for West Nile Virus season and are taking steps to try and find pockets of infestation. For now, testing is being done in unincorporated areas of the county.

CBSDFW.COM–03/11/2013

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

An entomologist identifies mosquito species. (credit: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

DCHHS 2013 West Nile Virus Plan Of Attack Underway

While the calendar inches closer to the end of mosquito season health officials in Dallas County are already working on their West Nile virus plan of attack for next year.

CBSDFW.COM–09/11/2012

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