The Texas Department of Health confirmed the case about two weeks ago in Forney. A person in the Travis Ranch neighborhood contracted the fever, not the neuro-invasive form.
Ground spraying is scheduled for Friday night in the area around Grimsley Gibson Road.
The Texas Department of Health is reporting its first case of West Nile 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.
Homeowners have started using an unconventional method to keep pesky mosquitoes from buzzing around.
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.
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.