Tarrant County has two new West Nile Virus victims — and the county’s health department has a new policy that won’t notify media outlets for new cases unless there is a death.
On Tuesday the Dallas County Health and Human Services department confirmed the county’s first West Nile Virus death of 2013.
The Garland Health Department received a report of a laboratory confirmed human case of West Nile Virus Monday in an person who lives in the 2900 block of Newburyport Avenue.
Dallas County Health and Human Services say another person has tested positive for West Nile virus. It’s the fifth case in Dallas County this year.
Health officials in Collin County have confirmed a human case of West Nile Fever. The patient lives in Plano in the 75025 zip code.
Officials in the city of Plano are reporting two human cases of West Nile.
There are concerns about the ground spraying being done for West Nile virus in Dallas County. Nearly 50 businesses, organization and individuals signed a letter calling for local leaders to prioritize larvicide.
Spraying is underway in Dallas tonight, where West Nile carrying mosquitoes were confirmed in four areas across the city. One of those areas, is the 75228 zip code.
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.
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.
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.
One of the neighborhoods where West Nile carrying mosquitoes has been detected is in Highland Park where John and Susan Long often walk their dogs in the evening.