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The West Nile debate: to spray or not to spray?

Several mosquito traps in Northeast Tarrant County tested positive this week for West Nile virus, but not all cities agree that spraying is the best defense. Full News here – Star-Telegram.com: Latest Headlines

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Dallas Confirms First West Nile Positive Test

Dallas Confirms First West Nile Positive Test DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas has confirmed its first positive West Nile test of the season and will immediately begin mosquito control spraying in the neighborhood. The positive mosquitoes were trapped near the 6600 block of Brookshire Drive in the … Full News here – Read more on CBS Local

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Dallas Confirms Season’s First Positive West Nile Test

Not in a person — in a mosquito pool near the 6600 block of Brookshire Drive in North Dallas. The city is planning to spray insecticide tonight and tomorrow between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. in the area bounded by Azalea Lane on the north, Tulane Boulevard on the west, Airline Road on the east, and Walnut […]

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West Nile season is underway in Tarrant County

So far, there have been positive West Nile samples in Tarrant County but officials are also keeping an eye out for a new mosquito-borne virus. Full News here – Star-Telegram.com: Latest Headlines

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West Nile season begins again across the DFW area again

Officials urge North Texas residents to be vigilant about West Nile this season. Full News here – Star-Telegram.com: Latest Headlines

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West Nile triggered millions in hospital costs, lost productivity

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Two more cases of West Nile virus reported in Tarrant County

Nine cases of West Nile virus have been reported this year in Tarrant County, health officials said. Two people have died. Full News here – Star-Telegram.com: Latest Headlines

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Tarrant County records first West Nile virus death this year

The victim, a south Fort Worth man in his 30s with underlying medical conditions, was one of four previously reported cases of the illness in 2013, according to county health officials. Full News here – Star-Telegram.com: Latest Headlines

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Southlake plans to spray for West Nile tonight

A positive sample was found in a mosquito pool in the 700 block of Greymoor Place. Full News here – Star-Telegram.com: Latest Headlines

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Is Dallas Getting Smarter in the Fight Against West Nile?

You get a lot of dumb and dumber news here, so I figure I owe it to you to mention when things might be trending the other way. It’s just possible the county’s efforts to control West Nile disease could be headed in that other uncustomary direction. Smarter. Believe it or not. Last year w… […]

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Cost of West Nile outbreak in Texas exceeded $47 million for acute medical care, lost productivity

New study of 2012 Texas outbreak demonstrates the need for ongoing mosquito surveillance and the necessity of developing an effective vaccine, researcher says. Full News here – Star-Telegram.com: Latest Headlines

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A lab assistant drops mosquitoes into test tubes to prepare them for West Nile Virus testing. (credit: im Boyle/Getty Images)

Plano Reporting Two Human Cases Of West Nile

A lab assistant drops mosquitoes into test tubes to prepare them for West Nile Virus testing. (credit: im Boyle/Getty Images) PLANO (CBSDFW.COM) – Officials in the city of Plano are reporting two human cases of West Nile. While Plano has had number of positive mosquito samples, the two patients would be the first infected people […]

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More mosquitoes but less West Nile virus this year, officials say

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University Park Teen Fights West Nile Fever

Dallas County Health and Human Services is reporting its third human case of West Nile Virus in three days. A University Park spokesman says the city has sprayed one north-central neighborhood after a young man…Photo Credit: AP Full News here – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth – Dallas-Fort Worth News

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Weather permitting, Dallas to spray in parts of city seeing ‘significant increases’ in mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus

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