West Nile virus

West Nile Virus
6:19 am
Mon August 20, 2012

Officials in Hunt County Team to Fight West Nile


HUNT COUNTY - As the threat of the West Nile virus looms, local agencies have launched a website aimed at informing citizens how to protect themselves.

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Local Interest
11:31 am
Fri August 17, 2012

Spraying for Mosquitoes: A View From the Passenger's Seat

Scott Harvey KETR

COMMERCE - It's 91 degrees at 7 p.m. on a Wednesday and Daryl Martin is preparing to go for a drive. The same drive he’s taken every other week this time of year over the last decade.

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West Nile Virus
10:24 am
Thu August 16, 2012

Third Straight day of new West Nile cases in Hunt County

Mosquito Spraying in Commerce
Scott Harvey KETR

The ninth reported case in Hunt County comes as officials across the region are stepping up efforts to quell the spread of the virus, which has led to 10 deaths in Dallas County.

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West Nile Virus
10:07 am
Wed August 15, 2012

Confirmed West Nile Cases Reach Eight in Hunt County

Mosquitoes collected in a trap in Georgia
Allen Sullivan Athens Banner-Herald

GREENVILLE - The newest figure was announced Tuesday after three more cases were detected. Officials say half of the cases are in the Greenville area and half in Quinlan.

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West Nile Virus
10:13 am
Tue August 7, 2012

West Nile Virus Spreads to Northeast Texas

CDC Map of human infections of West Nile as of July 31, 2012. (Note: Hunt County not included)

GREENVILLE - Additional cases of people infected with West Nile virus have been reported in Hunt County, including a Greenville child.

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West Nile Virus
5:07 pm
Sun August 5, 2012

West Nile Infections High, But Peak Season Not Over Yet

Chicago Sun Times

A Texas health official says cases of West Nile virus this year could exceed 500, which would be a record for the state.

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West Nile Virus
3:19 pm
Tue July 31, 2012

West Nile Virus "Much Worse Than Publicized"

ngari.norway Flickr

GREENVILLE - Amid the risings concerns over West Nile in Texas come comments from a Greenville doctor who says he's treated a woman with the virus.

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West Nile Virus
8:29 am
Tue July 17, 2012

West Nile Virus Claims Life of North Texan


DALLAS - A Dallas County man with an underlying health condition is the first to die this year in Texas from West Nile.

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Mosquito spraying
9:13 am
Sun June 17, 2012

City of Commerce to spray for mosquitoes


COMMERCE - Beginning June 18, the city will begin implementation of its Mosquito Management Plan, which has been administered each summer over the past several years to help control the population.

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