West Nile Virus
Dallas County’s health department thought it may have had it’s first confirmed human case of West Nile Virus this year, but the state health department said the case does not meet the criteria for the disease.
City council member Dwaine Caraway demanded action from city employee after seeing a newly opened spray park in his district looking like a muddy mess.
A mosquito tested positive for the virus in south Dallas this week, so crews in Dallas County will begin ground spraying on Wednesday night.
As the City of Dallas targets eight mosquito hot spots to spray this week, some neighbors said that the city should also fix the potholes in alleys as part of its effort to control the spread of the West Nile Virus.
Health authorities in North Texas will begin spraying for West Nile virus after detecting a “significant” increase in the type of mosquito that primarily carries the virus.
n an effort to curtail last year’s record breaking West Nile season, Dallas County Health and Human Services is taking a more proactive approach in prevention of the deadly disease. Targeted ground spraying in Dallas neighborhoods will start at 10 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, June 17-18.
Exactly one week before summer officially begins, health officials are reporting the first human case of the West Nile Virus in Tarrant County.
Dallas County will begin spraying for mosquitoes the evening of Friday, June 13, as the county takes a more aggressive approach to fighting the West Nile Virus.
A new report shows a large spike over the past few weeks in the type of mosquitoes that can carry the West Nile Virus.
A 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.
It’s ‘swarm season’ in Texas. But a Houston inventor has developed an EPA approved formula that stops bees in their tracks.
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.