First West Nile Death of the Year Reported in Dallas County

A Far North Dallas resident diagnosed with the county's first case of West Nile virus this year has died, health officials said.The victim, who was not identified, had underlying medical conditions, according to Dallas County Health and Human Services.A resident of Dallas' 75248 ZIP code, the patient was diagnosed July 14 with West Nile neuroinvasive disease, the more debilitating form of the mosquito-borne illness.The death is the first related to West Nile virus in Dallas County for 2017.  Continue reading...

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