News and Articles Archive

  • DCHHS

    Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) is reporting the first West Nile virus death in Dallas County for 2018. The patient was a resident of the 75229 zip code of Dallas and was diagnosed with West Nile neuroinvasive disease.

  • DCHHS

    Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) is reporting the third human case of West Nile virus (WNV) infection in Dallas County for 2018. The patient is a resident of the 75225 zip code of Dallas and has been diagnosed with West Nile neuroinvasive disease.

  • DCHHS

    Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) is reporting the second human case of West Nile virus (WNV) infection in Dallas County for 2018. The patient is a resident of the 75061 zip code of Irving and has been diagnosed with West Nile neuroinvasive disease.

  • Austin American-Statesman

    The Texas Department of State Health Services said two cases of a less severe illness related to the virus, called West Nile fever, have been reported: one in Travis County and one in Galveston County.

  • Fox 4

    There are mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus in Denton County. County officials said infected bugs were found last week in Little Elm at Cotton Creek Park on Lake Lewisville. Signs will be placed around the area to let people know about the risks.

  • Patch

    A mosquito in Irving tested positive for West Nile Virus, Dallas County Health and Human Services said Wednesday in a press release. The insect is the first to test positive for the virus in Dallas County in 2018.

  • CBS DFW

    The Texas Department of State Health Services is reminding Texans spending more time outdoors with family and friends, mosquitoes are back, including mosquitoes that could carry the Zika virus.

  • Nature

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved the use of a common bacterium to kill wild mosquitoes that transmit viruses such as dengue, yellow fever and Zika,

  • City of Dallas

    Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) is reporting the 26th human case of West Nile Virus infection in Dallas County for the year 2017. The case is a resident of the 75248 zip code of Dallas. The patient was diagnosed with West Nile neuroinvasive disease.

  • Denton Record-Chronicle

    A county crew will spray overnight Wednesday, Thursday and Friday in far north Denton after a mosquito trap tested positive for West Nile virus. In addition, county health officials announced that a Frisco resident was recently diagnosed with West Nile Fever, bringing the count of human cases to 10 for 2017.