Third Case Of Human West Nile Virus Reported In Plano

CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

PLANO (CBSDFW.COM) – Health officials in Collin County have confirmed a human case of West Nile Fever. The patient lives in Plano in the 75025 zip code, between the Sam Rayburn Tollway and Central Expressway.

The first reports of West Nile came earlier this month when two Plano residents, in the 75025 and 75094 zip codes, were also diagnosed with West Nile Fever, which is a less severe form of West Nile Virus.

Health department officials say they will continue their mosquito habitat reduction efforts by applying larvicide and using spray abatement measures where needed.

Tuesday’s notification by Plano Environmental Health brings the number of human West Nile cases reported in Plano this year to three.

Click here for more information about Plano’s Integrated Mosquito Management Program, or call the Plano West Nile Virus Information Hotline at (972) 941-7180.

Health officials are still urging residents to adhere to…

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