West Nile Virus
While most North Texans are glad to see the rain gone and rejoicing at the sunshine, experts say the 2015 mosquito population will be one for the record books too.
A mosquito pool in Frisco has tested positive for West Nile Virus. No human cases have been confirmed there.
Dallas County Health and Human Services started urging residents on Monday to take the necessary precautions in order to avoid exposure to mosquitoes this year.
The calendar only reads March, but a summer pest is already swarming around North 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.
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.
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.
The Dallas County Health department has confirmed it’s third human case of West Nile virus this season.
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.
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.
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.
North Texas health officials are navigating three different major illnesses. Here are some tips to protect your family.