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Complete coverage of the West Nile virus in North Texas

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.

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 06:11 PM CDT

Tarrant Co. Leaders Consider Aerial Spraying for Mosquitoes

Tarrant Co. Leaders Consider Aerial Spraying for Mosquitoes

Local leaders are preparing for a double punch of mosquito-borne illnesses between West Nile and Zika. That combination could potentially lead to a first in Tarrant County: aerial spraying.

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 05:00 PM CDT

Dallas County Confirms Seven More Cases of West Nile

Dallas County Confirms Seven More Cases of West Nile

Dallas County health officials have confirmed several more cases of West Nile virus -- bringing the 2016 total to 29.

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016 at 03:16 PM CDT

Dallas County Confirms 21st, 22nd Cases of West Nile of 2016

Dallas County Confirms 21st, 22nd Cases of West Nile of 2016

Dallas County health officials confirmed the county's 21st and 22nd human cases of West Nile virus in 2016 on Thursday.

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016 at 05:03 PM CDT

Dallas County Confirms 20th Case of West Nile of 2016

Dallas County Confirms 20th Case of West Nile of 2016

Dallas County health officials confirmed the county's 20th human case of West Nile virus in 2016 on Wednesday.

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 at 04:53 PM CDT

Dallas County Confirms 19th Case of West Nile of 2016

Dallas County Confirms 19th Case of West Nile of 2016

Dallas County health officials confirmed the county's 19th human case of West Nile virus in 2016 on Tuesday.

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016 at 04:22 AM CDT

Rare Weather Pattern May Lead to Early End for WNV Season

Rare Weather Pattern May Lead to Early End for WNV Season

Health officials are closely watching the rare August weather pattern to see how it could change the fight against West Nile virus.

Thursday, Aug 11, 2016 at 04:28 AM CDT

Fort Worth Gets Aggressive in Fight Against West Nile, Zika

Fort Worth Gets Aggressive in Fight Against West Nile, Zika

In what has become a battle between man and virus-carrying mosquitoes, Fort Worth has a new strategy to target neighborhoods where West Nile or Zika is a problem.