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Chikungunya Virus Confirmed In Tarrant County

Public health officials in Tarrant County have confirmed the county’s first case of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus disease.

08/22/2014

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First Case Of Chikungunya Confirmed In Dallas

Dallas County Health and Human Services has confirmed its first case of imported Chikungunya virus.

07/22/2014

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Texas Confirms State’s First Chikungunya Case

The Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed the first human case of chikungunya, a viral disease that can cause severe joint pain and is spread by mosquitoes.

07/07/2014

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Protection Against West Nile Virus Starts At Home

The searing summer heat is still a few weeks away, but health officials say a perennial summer worry is already here.

04/24/2014

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The Jamaica Destination Guide

Jamaica is a quintessential Caribbean travel destination. Here’s a guide to both the basics and the intoxicatingly refreshing things to do.

10/31/2013

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Best Post Labor Day Deal Escapes

Get the best deals the travel world has to offer this season, with these insider secrets from top travel pros.

08/12/2013

A Dallas family was rescued from the Caribbean Sea after their plane went down. (Courtesy: Today Show Screen Grab)

Richardson Family Recovering After Plane Plunges Into Caribbean Sea

A Richardson family is home safe after a short plane ride in paradise ended with a terrifying plunge into the sea.

01/23/2012

Raging waves batter against the shore in the seafront in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic on August 23, 2011, after the passage of Hurricane Irene. (credit: ERIKA SANTELICES/AFP/Getty Images)

Plans Changing For Many As Irene Heads Toward East Coast

By the time Irene roared across the Bahamas, Aidan O’Hare was safely in Plano, along with more than 400 of his company’s employees. “I’m glad we got out,” he said.

08/26/2011

Gulf Oil Spill Effort Halted by Brewing Storm

A storm brewing in the Caribbean brought the deep-sea effort to plug the

07/22/2010