North Texas Mosquito Season Means Battling West Nile & ZikaIt’s the first week of May and the start of mosquito season in North Texas. According to health officials, there are different safety concern this year because doctors are dealing with two dangerous viruses – West Nile and Zika.
Doctors Tie Zika Virus To Heart Problems In Some AdultsFor the first time, doctors have tied infection with the Zika virus to possible new heart problems in adults. A report last June describes heart problems that have been seen from other viruses spread by mosquitoes
Texas Medicaid Eases Access To Free Mosquito RepellentTexas is no longer requiring pregnant women on Medicaid to get a prescription before receiving free mosquito repellent amid worries over Zika.
Officials Confirm 2 New Zika Virus Cases In Tarrant CountyOfficials with Tarrant County Public Health say they have identified two new imported cases of Zika virus in the county.