HOUSTON -

With the news that nine people in Harris County have tested positive for the West Nile virus and a mosquito tested positive for Chikungunya, many of you have questions about the viruses and how to protect yourself.

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Porforio Villarreal, Public Information Officer for the Houston Department of Health and Human Sciences, answered your questions in a live web chat.

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