The Texas Department of State Health Services laboratory has confirmed that a pool of mosquitoes from Wichita Falls has tested positive for West Nile Virus.
Wichita Falls/Wichita County Public Health District officials say after confirmed cases of West Nile in Dallas County, they're taking the necessary precautions to avoid the spread of West Nile in our area.
The Wichita Falls health officials are confirming the first human West Nile case but say that person did not contract the virus here.
Health officials in our area says a second person tested positive for West Nile Virus.
Even though Wichita Falls recorded its first human case of West Nile disease last week, it's much later than the first case last year, when there were three cases by August.
Wichita County Public Health Department says there is one confirmed case of west nile virus.
Several factors can make you more attractive to mosquitoes.
The first pool of mosquitoes this year in Wichita Falls has tested positive for the West Nile virus and health officials are on the lookout for more cases. But how do they go about catching the insects to test them? Mechell Dixon spoke with city mosquito control crews to find out.
The Texas Health Department confirmed the first case of West Nile Virus in the state.
Health officials say an adult male in Anderson County.
Mosquito Season starts in April and runs through September in Texoma and that has the public health district gearing for the threat of West Nile.
Wichita Co. health district reports 5 probable cases of West Nile Virus.
Two more people have contracted West Nile Virus in Bowie. This after physicians there say one man may have died because of the virus.