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Dallas drops blanket of pesticide to combat West Nile Virus

DALLAS -- The country is facing one of the largest outbreaks of West Nile Virus in years.

To combat it, some cities and counties are going to extreme measures.

Last night, two small planes barn stormed Dallas neighborhoods, dropping a blanket of pesticide.

Ten people have died there.

"When you are dealing with someone's life, that should come first and foremost," said Mayor Mike Rawlings.

There have been nearly 700 cases of human infection across the country, including one in St. Joseph County.
 

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