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First Two Human Cases Of West Nile Confirmed In Dallas County

Dallas County Health and Human Services has confirmed the first two human cases of West Nile virus infection for the 2014 season. The two residents were diagnosed with West Nile fever.

07/18/2014

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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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Flu May Not Peak Until Late February

The flu virus continues to be deadly across the DFW area, and now local health officials are concerned that the height of the epidemic has not even hit North Texas yet.

01/20/2014

Blood samples are seen in a hospital testing for tuberculosis. (credit: RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images)

Tuberculosis Scare At Another Irving School

Macarthur High School in Irving is on high alert after a student tested positive for tuberculosis. This comes on the heels of a similar scare at another Irving high school.

10/21/2013

A lab assistant drops mosquitoes into test tubes to prepare them for West Nile Virus testing. (credit: im Boyle/Getty Images)

11th Case Of West Nile Virus In Dallas County

Officials with Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) have confirmed that an 11th person has contracted the West Nile virus.

CBSDFW.COM–10/18/2013

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9th Human Case Of West Nile Reported In Dallas County

Another person has died from West Nile virus related causes. According to Dallas County Health and Human Services, the victim lived in Mesquite, in the 75149 zip code area.

CBSDFW.COM–10/08/2013

A field sample of mosquitoes that could carry West Nile Virus is seen at a county health department. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Seventh Human West Nile Case Reported In Dallas Co.

The seventh human case of West Nile virus was reported Wednesday by Dallas County Health and Human Services.

09/25/2013

Irving ISD

TB Test Results Returned For Irving High School Students

Tuberculosis test results are in for Irving high school students and staff who were tested earlier this week.

CBS 11–09/20/2013

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Dallas County Confirms 6th Human Case Of West Nile Virus

Dallas County Health and Human Services says a Dallas resident was diagnosed with West Nile fever, the county’s sixth human case of the virus this year.

09/19/2013

A nurse prepares a dose of the measles vaccine. (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

100 Irving High School Students Tested For TB

The group of students was offered the free testing because they may have been exposed to TB when they shared a class last spring with a student recently diagnosed with the contagious disease.

CBS 11–09/18/2013

Irving ISD

Irving High School Student Treated For Tuberculosis

An Irving high school student has been diagnosed and is being treated for tuberculosis, according to the Dallas County Department of Health and Human Services.

CBSDFW.COM–09/13/2013

(credit: Kathy Keatley Garvey, UC Davis Dept. of Entomology)

Garland Confirms Human Case Of West Nile Virus

The Garland Health Department received a report of a laboratory confirmed human case of West Nile Virus Monday in an person who lives in the 2900 block of Newburyport Avenue.

09/09/2013

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