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A nurse draws a dose of flu vaccine. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Tests In Texas & 4 Other States Show Flu Vaccine Not Working Well

As predicted, this year’s flu vaccine is doing a pretty crummy job. It’s only 23 percent effective, primarily because it doesn’t include the bug that is making most people sick.

01/15/2015

A nurse draws a dose of flu vaccine. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

CDC Says Flu Season Getting Worse

Flu is widespread in 43 states, and flu activity was intense in most of them during the week of Christmas, according to the latest figures issued Monday by the CDC.

01/05/2015

A patient receives a flu vaccine. (credit: FRED TANNEAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Flu Cases Spiking Across North Texas

Dallas County health officials say they could confirm a third flu-related death this week.

CBS 11–12/22/2014

A nurse draws a dose of flu vaccine. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Denton Walmart Hosting Flu Shot Clinic

To help in the fight against the flu, a Walmart store in Denton is hosting a flu clinic on Thursday and Friday.

12/11/2014

A nurse draws a dose of flu vaccine. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Tarrant County Reports Two Flu Deaths

Two Tarrant County adults have died from the flu within the past 24 hours.

12/09/2014

Courtesy: Joe Lastinger

Colleyville Family Said Flu Shot Could’ve Save Daughter’s Life

Colleyville family wants to spread the word about how flu shots can save live.

CBS 11–11/23/2014

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Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors Predict

Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.

10/22/2014

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Doctors: Ebola Fears Making People Forget About Flu Dangers

While doctors don’t underestimate the viciousness of the Ebola virus they say the greater threat to public health, by far, is influenza. They’re concerned fears about Ebola will make people forget to get vaccinated.

KRLD–10/14/2014

Denton resident Toya Norman. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Denton Woman In Coma Dies From H1N1

A Denton woman that was in a medically induced coma for over a month, diagnosed with H1N1, died Friday night.

02/08/2014

North Texas mother and grandmother Stacey Parker died from the flu. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Family Warning Others After Wife & Mother Loses Flu Battle

A North Texas mother of three has died from the flu. Now her family is sharing their traumatic experience and encouraging others to take this year’s dangerous strain of influenza seriously.

CBSDFW.COM–01/27/2014

A man coughing. (credit: Getty Images/Andreas Rentz)

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

A nurse draws a dose of flu vaccine. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Flu Vaccine Still Available, But Going Fast

Many people across North Texas are struggling to find the flu shot. However, local health officials said that there are still plenty of doses available throughout the area.

01/16/2014

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