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Complete coverage of the West Nile virus in North Texas

Wednesday, Jul 13, 2016 at 11:24 PM CDT

Tarrant County Confirms First Human WNV Case of 2016

Tarrant County Confirms First Human WNV Case of 2016

Tarrant County health officials confirmed the county's first human case of West Nile virus in 2016 on Wednesday.

Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016 at 05:40 AM CDT

Dallas County Considers Aerial Mosquito Spraying

Dallas County Considers Aerial Mosquito Spraying

Beekeepers are angry about a new Dallas County contract to arrange for possible aerial mosquito spraying if human cases of West Nile virus surge.

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2016 at 09:33 PM CDT

First Human Case of West Nile Virus in Dallas Co.

First Human Case of West Nile Virus in Dallas Co.

Dallas County Health and Human Services officials confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus in the county for the 2016 season.

Friday, Jul 1, 2016 at 10:28 PM CDT

Holiday Weekend Means Extra Precautions Against West Nile

Holiday Weekend Means Extra Precautions Against West Nile

North Texans are being urged this weekend to take extra precautions to guard against West Nile virus.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 06:15 PM CDT

Zika and West Nile Top Concerns This Mosquito Season

Zika and West Nile Top Concerns This Mosquito Season

Mosquito season is underway and Dallas County Health and Human Services is reminding residents to take precautions.

Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 03:39 PM CDT

Dallas Co. Reports First WNV-Positive Traps of 2016

Dallas Co. Reports First WNV-Positive Traps of 2016

Dallas County Health and Human Services says the county's first positive West Nile virus mosquito traps have been collected for the 2016 season.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 10:55 PM CDT

North Texas Prepares for Active Mosquito Season

North Texas Prepares for Active Mosquito Season

Several hundred mosquito traps are now placed each week across the Dallas-Fort Worth area, capturing mosquitoes that could potentially carry the West Nile virus.

Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 06:11 PM CDT

Experts Expect Active Summer for West Nile Virus

Experts Expect Active Summer for West Nile Virus

Scientists trapping and testing mosquitoes in Denton say conditions look very similar to 2012, a year when Texas lead the nation in West Nile virus cases.

Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 03:17 PM CDT

Positive West Nile Test Confirmed in Grand Prairie

Positive West Nile Test Confirmed in Grand Prairie

Grand Prairie will spray for mosquitoes this week after a mosquito tested positive for West Nile virus.

Friday, May 6, 2016 at 03:58 PM CDT

First WNV Sample of 2016 Reported in Arlington

First WNV Sample of 2016 Reported in Arlington

Tarrant County health officials are reporting the county's first positive West Nile virus mosquito sample of 2016.