Complete Coverage: West Nile Virus - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Complete coverage of the West Nile virus in North Texas

Monday, May 8, 2017 at 04:14 PM CDT

Mosquito Sample Tests Positive for WNV in Grand Prairie

Mosquito Sample Tests Positive for WNV in Grand Prairie

The city of Grand Prairie is reporting its first positive West Nile virus mosquito sample of the 2017 season.

Friday, Mar 31, 2017 at 02:48 PM CDT

Dallas County Health Readies for Mosquito Season

Dallas County Health Readies for Mosquito Season

Dallas County Health and Human Services leaders say they're ready for mosquito season.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 10:44 PM CDT

North Texas Gears Up For An Early Mosquito Season

North Texas Gears Up For An Early Mosquito Season

North Texas is gearing up to "Fight The Bite," bracing for an early start to mosquito season.

Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016 at 11:29 PM CDT

Tarrant Co. Confirms First West Nile Virus Death of 2016

Tarrant Co. Confirms First West Nile Virus Death of 2016

Tarrant County health officials are reporting the county's first death related to West Nile virus of the 2016 season Wednesday.

Tuesday, Oct 11, 2016 at 04:03 AM CDT

Researchers Want to Crack the West Nile Virus Code

Researchers Want to Crack the West Nile Virus Code

Scientists at UT Southwestern are decoding the DNA of West Nile virus, going line-by-line to see how the virus has mutated.

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 at 04:11 AM CDT

Two New Cases of West Nile Virus in Dallas County

Two New Cases of West Nile Virus in Dallas County

Dallas County health officials confirmed two new cases of West Nile virus on Tuesday, bringing the county's total for 2016 up to 44 cases.

Monday, Sep 12, 2016 at 04:57 PM CDT

Lewisville Reports 17th West Nile Case of 2016

Lewisville Reports 17th West Nile Case of 2016

The city of Lewisville is reporting its 17th positive West Nile virus mosquito trap of 2016.

Monday, Sep 12, 2016 at 06:48 PM CDT

Dallas County Confirms Second West Nile Virus Death

Dallas County Confirms Second West Nile Virus Death

A Dallas County resident has died from complications related to the West Nile virus, becoming the second West Nile death of 2016, health officials confirm.

Tuesday, Sep 13, 2016 at 04:06 AM CDT

UNT Students Look For Zika Virus In Mosquitoes

UNT Students Look For Zika Virus In Mosquitoes

UNT Graduate students who track mosquitoes with the West Nile virus could be the first team to discover Zika-carrying mosquitoes if they appear in North Texas.

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 04:26 PM CDT

Dallas County Reports 31st Human Case of West Nile Virus

Dallas County Reports 31st Human Case of West Nile Virus

Health officials in Dallas County have reported the county's 30th and 31st human cases of West Nile virus for the 2016 season on Thursday.