As temperatures begin to climb and there are more and more signs of summer, Dallas County officials are reminding residents that the West Nile Virus is active and precautions need to be taken.
A North Texas-based company is now offering what it claims is a more effective weapon against mosquitoes.
Tarrant County Public Health has begun trapping and testing West Nile virus mosquito samples. More than 200 traps, across the county, are being used for the seasonal proactive measures.
The City of Dallas this week kicks off an aggressive plan to fight the West Nile virus.
The City of Plano on Monday launched an intense effort to track cases of West Nile virus, deploying special tracking traps aimed at giving city leaders an advanced warning system on the threat posed by the mosquito-borne infection.
Like other counties across North Texas, Tarrant County is expanding its West Nile plan as it heads into a new virus season.
Dallas County Commissioners approved spending $350,000 to combat mosquitoes. The money will go towards hiring a Little Rock, Arkansas-based company to set traps each week, and spray more than 5,000 square miles throughout the season.
TangoTab is a website that helps fight hunger. When the website asked its users who they thought most needed a thanksgiving dinner, an anonymous e-mail suggested someone everyone else had forgotten.
Jordon Conner has spent the last few days in a wheelchair.
A Watauga man has become the 9th person to die from the West Nile Virus in Tarrant County this year.
Some students in Grapevine have spent months studying mosquitoes and the West Nile Virus. Educators say it’s an opportunity to turn health headlines into teachable moments — with a goal of having students ask and ultimately answer questions.
Two North Texas cities have announced they will spray for mosquitoes later this week. Officials in both McKinney and neighboring Frisco will conduct ground spraying on Wednesday and Thursday night.
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