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83-Year-Old Man Is 3rd West Nile Virus Death In Texas

South Texas health officials have confirmed that an 83-year-old man died this week of the West Nile virus. The unidentified man died Wednesday.

09/12/2014

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Residents Worst Fears About ‘Swampy’ Pond Have Come True

The West Nile Virus is in north Fort Worth. Residents say one of the positive mosquito tests is a result of the city not following its own advice.

CBSDFW.COM–09/05/2014

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No WNV Spraying In Bedford, Despite Positive Mosquito Tests

More 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.

CBSDFW.COM–08/15/2014

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Third Human Case Of West Nile Reported In Dallas County

The Dallas County Health department has confirmed it’s third human case of West Nile virus this season.

08/11/2014

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Mosquito Carrying Rare Virus Trapped In Texas

When it comes to mosquitoes the main concern for North Texans lately has been West Nile Virus. Now health officials in Houston believe they’ve trapped a mosquito carrying a virus known as chikungunya.

08/07/2014

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Human Case Of West Nile In Tarrant County

Health officials in Tarrant County on Monday morning confirmed their first human case of West Nile virus this season. The case was diagnosed in Crowley, and it is severe.

08/04/2014

Mosquito larvae are seen on the surface of a neglected pool at a foreclosed home. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Colleyville West Nile Woes Continue Despite Aggressive Treatment

City 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.

CBSDFW.COM–08/01/2014

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Protecting Your Family From Measles, Cyclosporiasis

North Texas health officials are navigating three different major illnesses. Here are some tips to protect your family.

07/24/2014

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Smartphone Apps Claim To Repel Mosquitoes

Some smartphone apps claim to repel mosquitoes but DEET may work best.

07/23/2014

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First Two Human Cases Of West Nile Confirmed In Dallas County

Dallas County Health and Human Services has confirmed the first two human cases of West Nile virus infection for the 2014 season. The two residents were diagnosed with West Nile fever.

07/18/2014

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

Dallas Confirms First West Nile Positive Test

Dallas has confirmed its first positive West Nile test of the season and will immediately begin mosquito control spraying in the neighborhood.

07/14/2014

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Colleyville Finds Mosquito With West Nile

Don’t forget the bug spray when you head outdoors this summer. The West Nile threat is real, and DFW communities are taking steps to help keep you and your family safe.

07/04/2014

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