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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

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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

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

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

Flu Fears Continue To Spread Across DFW

For the first time this season, Collin County and Hunt County are reporting flu-related deaths. A total of 34 people in North Texas have now died after flu-related complications.

01/14/2014

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

Rush For Flu Vaccine Continues Across North Texas

The number of people dying from the flu has gone up again in North Texas. Both Collin and Hunt County reported their first flu-related deaths of the season on Monday.

CBSDFW.COM–01/13/2014

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Fear Of Flu Leads Many To Get Vaccinated As Hospitalizations, Deaths Rise

Dallas County and other North Texas health departments are overrun with people — who are only now getting vaccinated for fear they’ll get the flu. The rush comes even though health officials have urged people to get their shot since last September.

CBS 11–01/10/2014

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H1N1 Claims Life Of 41-Year-Old North Texas Father

As the flu continues to spread across North Texas one woman says a deadly strain of the H1N1 virus killed her otherwise healthy husband.

CBS 11–01/09/2014

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

PSA Urges Texans To Get Flu Shots

Texas first lady Anita Perry has joined forces with state health officials to urge people to get flu shots.

01/09/2014

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

As Kids Head Back To School, Flu Worries Follow

The flu is spreading rapidly in North Texas. Late last week, there were seven hundred cases. As of Monday, the number has grown to more than 18-hundred confirmed cases.

01/07/2014

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