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8th Human Case Of West Nile Virus Reported In Dallas County

September 11, 2018 - 5:59 am

DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - Health officials in Dallas County are reporting another human case of West Nile Virus. It's the eighth case so far this year.

Officials say the patient lives in Richardson and was diagnosed with West Nile Neuro-Invasive Disease.

Health officials are reminding people to take steps to avoid the mosquitoes that can spread the disease.

Those steps include wearing insect repellent and clearing out standing water where mosquitoes can breed.