A doctor from Fort Worth who survived after contracting Ebola while doing missionary work in Liberia is “very close” to the doctor most recently diagnosed with the disease.
Health officials in Houston believe they’ve trapped a mosquito carrying a virus known as chikungunya, raising the possibility of people becoming infected locally.
The CDC confirmed that Fort Worth doctor Kent Brantly, who was infected with the Ebola virus while working in West Africa, is showing strong signs of improvement.
A retrofitted private jet is making its way to the United States on Friday with one of the two Americans who have been infected with the Ebola virus in West Africa.
U.S. health officials on Thursday warned Americans not to travel to the three African countries hit by an outbreak of Ebola.
Sick Fort Worth doctor asked that experimental serum be given to fellow American aid worker, who is also sick with Ebola.
Dallas County Health and Human Services has confirmed its first case of imported Chikungunya virus.
A government survey shows that 4 in 10 homes only use cell phones. That is twice the rate from five years ago, though the pace of dumping landlines has more recently slowed.
The Dallas County Health Department is investigating a case of tuberculosis at a restaurant near White Rock Lake.
A state investigation found three employees entered false data into a system tracking patients with HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases.
Health officials said that a Texas patient is the fourth person in the U.S. to die of a brain disorder believed to be caused by the consumption of contaminated beef products.
The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.