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The West Nile Virus has claimed its first victim in Texas this season. A patient in Dallas County has died.
Researchers have discovered interesting trends from 2012 that could help in getting ahead of the West Nile Virus.
Several mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile Virus in north Harris County.
Mosquito experts say Monster Mosquitoes are nothing to fear; it's the Southern House Mosquitoes that carry the West Nile Virus.
Health officials are taking steps now to eliminate mosquito-breeding grounds in hopes of preventing a repeat of last year’s deadly summer.
With the first case of West Nile virus already confirmed in Texas, state health officials are urging people to protect themselves against the mosquito-borne illness.
Several cases of West Nile virus have been diagnosed in southeast Texas. Eight people have died.
The city of Houston reports seven new human cases of West Nile virus.
Another southeast Texas resident diagnosed with West Nile virus has died.
Brazoria County reports its first 2012 human cases of West Nile virus.
A Waller County resident with West Nile virus has died, and more people in Houston and Harris County have been diagnosed with the virus.
A fourth Houstonian with West Nile virus has died and six more people in Houston have been diagnosed with the virus.
A Dickinson man may be the first human case of West Nile virus in Galveston County, officials say.
Five more people in Houston have been diagnosed with West Nile virus.
West Nile virus numbers continue to climb, but some doctors' offices are unable to send off lab tests for it because of a backlog.
The number of people with West Nile virus in Harris and Fort Bend counties spikes.
To mosquitoes, humans are walking, talking, billboards for an all-you-can-eat buffet. Experts said people should take steps to be sure mosquitoes stop breeding in their yards.
Hundreds of Texans have been infected with West Nile virus, which has many people wondering which products work best to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes. West Nile virus section
Health officials say the West Nile virus is spreading not only in Harris County, but in surrounding counties.
Harris County Public Health and Environmental Services have their ground treatment trucks concentrating on areas that have seen a significant number of mosquitoes.
A lot of people will be spending the Labor Day holiday outside, so officials warn that precautions should be taken against West Nile virus.
Federal health officials say they do not expect the West Nile virus rates to worsen because of Hurricane Isaac.
In Fort Bend County, random testing of mosquitoes continues but the county is no longer testing dead birds for the virus.
Two more Houstonians have been diagnosed with West Nile virus.
Area schools take extra safety precautions as death toll rises.
Three more Houstonians have been diagnosed with West Nile virus.
Fort Bend County officials are taking necessary precautions to prevent West Nile.
Two new human cases of West Nile have been confirmed in Fort Bend County.
Wharton County reports its first human case of West Nile virus, and that person has died, officials say.
The widow of the first Houston man to die from West Nile virus this year talks about her loss and urges other to protect themselves.
The country is suffering from the worst West Nile virus outbreaks on record and the number of cases is still growing. The overwhelming majority of the cases are in Texas and doctors are getting lots of calls from worried people.
Almost 30 Texans diagnosed with West Nile virus this year have died. A woman talks about her husband's battle with the virus that eventually killed him.
More than 60,000 acres in northwest Harris County were sprayed by air to fight West Nile virus, but some people are worried that it could cause health problems.
Thousands of acres will be sprayed by air to combat West Nile virus.
Two more Houstonian have been diagnosed with West Nile virus.
A second human case of West Nile virus is diagnosed in Montgomery County.
A tenth Houstonian has been diagnosed with West Nile virus.
Harris County Mosquito Control crews are testing thousands of mosquitoes for West Nile virus, and they're finding a lot of it.
2012 has seen an unusual spike in Texas West Nile virus cases.
Three more Houstonians have been diagnosed with West Nile virus. That brings the total to seven, and one of those has died.
A fourth human West Nile virus case has been reported in Houston.
Harris County Mosquito Control continues its spraying efforts after news of the first reported death from West Nile virus this year.
Two more Houstonians diagnosed with West Nile virus have died.
A Houston man diagnosed with West Nile virus has died, health officials say. His death is one of 10 related to West Nile virus in the state.
New cases of the West Nile virus have been confirmed in Harris County.
A few simple steps can protect yourself from West Nile virus.