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Texas Records 4th Death This Year Linked To West Nile Virus

Health officials say a fourth person has died in Texas this year after contracting the West Nile virus.

08/27/2015

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Dallas County Reports 1st West Nile Virus Death Of 2015 Season

Health officials have confirmed the first West Nile Virus death in Dallas County for the 2015 season.

08/25/2015

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Dallas County Reports Third Human Case of West Nile Virus

The resident lives in the 75214 zip code in Dallas and was diagnosed with West Nile Neuroinvasive Disease.

08/12/2015

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DCHHS Confirms: Dallas County Man Contracts West Nile Fever

The city of Dallas records its first human case of the West Nile Virus this season. The patient lives in the 75217 zip code, in the southeast section of Dallas.

CBS 11–07/21/2015

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Dallas County Officials Report First 2015 Case Of Human West Nile

Officials with Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) has confirmed that someone has contracted the West Nile Virus.

CBSDFW.COM–07/21/2015

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Dallas Co. Health Monitoring More Travelers For Ebola

Officials from Dallas County Health announced Wednesday afternoon they have begun monitoring four more travelers for the ebola virus disease.

11/19/2014

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Dallas County Health Monitoring Traveler For Ebola

Officials with Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) confirmed Friday that they are monitoring a traveler for Ebola Virus Disease. The action is precautionary and the person is asymptomatic for Ebola.

CBSDFW.COM–11/14/2014

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Doctors Can’t Confirm Or Deny If Respiratory Illness Is In Texas

A severe respiratory illness has now been confirmed in at least 10 states and is suspected to have spread to at least seven more. As it stands Texas isn’t among the states with reported cases. But the question is – should it be?

CBSDFW.COM–09/15/2014

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DCHHS Offering Back-To-School Immunizations Now

You don’t have to wait to get your kids immunized for the upcoming school year, and Dallas County Health and Human Services is hoping that you won’t.

07/07/2014

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Dallas Prepares To Provide Housing, Health Care For Immigrant Children

The tens of thousands of immigrant children who somehow make their way to America do so not knowing the language or what will happen next. But local leaders are calling on North Texans to put politics aside, and respond as parents.

06/30/2014

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Health Officials Investigating Rare Adult Measles Case

A 49-year-old man in Dallas has been diagnosed with the measles. Authorities are now investigating where he contracted the virus and to whom, if anyone, he gave it.

02/14/2014

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Flu Season Shows No Sign Of Ending Soon

Despite the spring-like weather, the flu season may be weeks away from tapering off, according to the Dallas County health director.

01/20/2014

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