North Texas doctors say it’s just a matter of time before a virus sweeping the Midwest makes it way here. The rare respiratory virus is called “enterovirus 68” and it mimics a summer cold.
A whooping cough epidemic continues to spread across North Texas. New cases have been reported in Parker and Wise counties.
At the moment, the only sounds coming from 4-month-old Mason Shepherd are the typical gurgles of a contented baby. But, earlier this summer a horrible cough had his parents worried and thinking the worst.
Former President George H.W. Bush could be discharged from a Houston hospital within days after nearly two months of treatment for illness that began as a bronchitis-related cough.
The nation just suffered its worst year for whooping cough in nearly six decades, according to preliminary government figures.
Former President George H.W. Bush remains hospitalized in Houston recovering from an illness that began with a bronchitis-related cough.
A school principal in Plano is sending warning letters to parents, alerting them that someone at the school has whooping cough. The infected person is at High Tower Elementary, but the letter isn’t specific if the individual is a student or a staff member.
Whooping cough is making a deadly resurgence in Texas. In all of 2011, there were 961 reported cases statewide. Through April of this year, though, there have been 424 cases, including one that resulted in the death of a Dallas child.
Whooping cough seems to be making a comeback in several states, including Texas.
A federal advisory panel wants all U.S. adults to get vaccinated against whooping cough.
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