Vacant properties have long been breeding grounds for mosquitoes – with standing water sitting unseen for weeks on end.
Two mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus in unincorporated Tarrant County, health officials confirm.
Town leaders aren’t spraying just yet, but they are keeping a close eye on the situation after a mosquito pool tested positive for the illness last week in Little Elm.
After a wet May the city of Sanger has begun twice-weekly mosquito spraying even with no positive West Nile virus samples yet.
The mosquito population across North Texas is exploding, but that doesn't necessarily mean more West Nile virus.
If you think it is getting difficult to walk outside without getting mosquito bites, you're not alone.