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West Nile Virus kills one in Dallas

The West Nile Virus has claimed its first victim in Texas this season. A patient in Dallas County has died.

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West Nile cases down from last year

Researchers have discovered interesting trends from 2012 that could help in getting ahead of the West Nile Virus.

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More mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus

Several mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile Virus in north Harris County.

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Monster Mosquitoes aren't as fierce as they seem

Mosquito experts say Monster Mosquitoes are nothing to fear; it's the Southern House Mosquitoes that carry the West Nile Virus.

Taking action now against West Nile

Health officials are taking steps now to eliminate mosquito-breeding grounds in hopes of preventing a repeat of last year’s deadly summer.

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Tips to protect yourself against West Nile virus

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.

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West Nile virus case, death count

Several cases of West Nile virus have been diagnosed in southeast Texas. Eight people have died.

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7 new West Nile virus cases in Houston

The city of Houston reports seven new human cases of West Nile virus.

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Person diagnosed with West Nile virus dies

Another southeast Texas resident diagnosed with West Nile virus has died.

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3 Brazoria County residents diagnosed with West Nile virus

Brazoria County reports its first 2012 human cases of West Nile virus.

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Waller County resident with West Nile virus dies

A Waller County resident with West Nile virus has died, and more people in Houston and Harris County have been diagnosed with the virus.

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Houstonian with West Nile virus dies

A fourth Houstonian with West Nile virus has died and six more people in Houston have been diagnosed with the virus.

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Galveston County may have first West Nile virus case

A Dickinson man may be the first human case of West Nile virus in Galveston County, officials say.

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5 new human West Nile virus cases reported

Five more people in Houston have been diagnosed with West Nile virus.

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Doctors: West Nile virus testing backlogged

West Nile virus numbers continue to climb, but some doctors' offices are unable to send off lab tests for it because of a backlog.

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20 new human West Nile virus cases reported

The number of people with West Nile virus in Harris and Fort Bend counties spikes.

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How can you stop mosquitoes from breeding?

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.

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Fight the bite: Do mosquito gadgets work?

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

West Nile virus spreads despite spraying

Health officials say the West Nile virus is spreading not only in Harris County, but in surrounding counties.

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Mosquito spraying continues in Harris County

Harris County Public Health and Environmental Services have their ground treatment trucks concentrating on areas that have seen a significant number of mosquitoes.

Protect yourself from West Nile virus

A lot of people will be spending the Labor Day holiday outside, so officials warn that precautions should be taken against West Nile virus.

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Will Isaac cause West Nile boom?

Federal health officials say they do not expect the West Nile virus rates to worsen because of Hurricane Isaac.

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Fort Bend County no longer testing dead birds for West Nile

In Fort Bend County, random testing of mosquitoes continues but the county is no longer testing dead birds for the virus.

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2 more cases of West Nile virus in Houston

Two more Houstonians have been diagnosed with West Nile virus.

Schools tackle West Nile concerns

Area schools take extra safety precautions as death toll rises.

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3 more human cases of West Nile virus reported in Houston

Three more Houstonians have been diagnosed with West Nile virus.

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Fort Bend County fights mosquitoes

Fort Bend County officials are taking necessary precautions to prevent West Nile.

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Fort Bend County confirms 2 cases of West Nile virus

Two new human cases of West Nile have been confirmed in Fort Bend County.

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El Campo man with West Nile virus dies

Wharton County reports its first human case of West Nile virus, and that person has died, officials say.

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Widow of West Nile virus victim urges protection

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.

Doctors hear from Houstonians worried about West Nile virus

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.

Widow talks about life with West Nile, death

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.

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Part of NW Harris County gets aerial spraying to combat West Nile

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.

63,000 acres to be sprayed to fight West Nile virus

Thousands of acres will be sprayed by air to combat West Nile virus.

2 new human West Nile cases confirmed in Houston

Two more Houstonian have been diagnosed with West Nile virus.

2nd human West Nile case reported in Montgomery County

A second human case of West Nile virus is diagnosed in Montgomery County.

10th Houstonian tests positive for West Nile virus

A tenth Houstonian has been diagnosed with West Nile virus.

Officials: 90 percent of tested mosquitoes positive for West Nile

Harris County Mosquito Control crews are testing thousands of mosquitoes for West Nile virus, and they're finding a lot of it.

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Texas sees spike in West Nile cases

2012 has seen an unusual spike in Texas West Nile virus cases.

3 more human case of West Nile virus diagnosed in Houston

Three more Houstonians have been diagnosed with West Nile virus. That brings the total to seven, and one of those has died.

4th Houston human case of West Nile virus diagnosed

A fourth human West Nile virus case has been reported in Houston.

Mosquito Control continues fight against West Nile virus

Harris County Mosquito Control continues its spraying efforts after news of the first reported death from West Nile virus this year.

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2 Houstonians with West Nile virus die

Two more Houstonians diagnosed with West Nile virus have died.

1st West Nile death reported in Houston

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.

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West Nile found in mosquitoes, birds

New cases of  the West Nile virus have been confirmed in Harris County.

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