West Nile Virus Cases Up in Dallas

West Nile Virus Cases Up in Dallas
Wednesday, August 22, 2012 - 7:45am

In El Paso, only one case of West Nile Virus has been confirmed so far this summer, but in other parts of Texas such as Dallas,eleven deaths are now blamed on West Nile.

Nearly 300 people in and around Dallas county have contracted the disease, with more than 600 sickened across north Texas so far this summer.

Crews in Dallas, are spraying pesticides from the air and on the ground in an effort to target the mosquitoes which carry the virus.

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