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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)

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

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Second North Texan Tests Positive For West Nile Virus

A second North Texas person in as many days has tested positive for the West Nile Virus.

08/01/2013

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2nd Human Case Of West Nile Virus In Dallas County

Just one day after health officials in Dallas County confirmed the first human case of the West Nile virus for the 2013 season, another case is being reported.

CBSDFW.COM–07/31/2013

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

Dallas County Reports First 2013 Human West Nile Virus Case

Tuesday afternoon health officials confirmed that a Dallas County resident has a human case of the West Nile virus. It’s the first reported human case in the county for the 2013 season.

CBSDFW.COM–07/30/2013

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Denton Co Confirms First Human Case Of West Nile

A 40-year old male has become the first resident of Denton County this year to be infected with the West Nile Virus

07/25/2013

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Mosquito Ground Spraying Begins In Grand Prairie

After reporting its first West Nile positive mosquito from a trap, the city of Grand Prairie began ground spraying on Thursday night.

07/19/2013

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Town Gets Set For West Nile Virus Ground Spraying

For 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.

CBSDFW.COM–07/09/2013

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2 Nights Of West Nile Ground Spraying In Dallas County

Mosquitoes 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.

CBSDFW.COM–07/05/2013

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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

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

Fewer Birds May Explain Fewer West Nile Cases

Scientists say a lower bird population in North Texas this summer may explain why there haven’t been more human cases of the virus.

CBS 11–07/04/2013

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Dallas-Area Blood Donations Clear Of West Nile

Carter Blood Care confirms that not a single blood donation in North Texas has tested positive for the West Nile Virus.

07/01/2013

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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

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