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Texas Teen Has Deadly Infection After Contact With Amoeba

A 14-year-old boy is in critical condition in a hospital after coming into contact with a rare amoeba while swimming in a lake north of Houston.

08/26/2015

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Plano Reports 1st Human Chikungunya Case Of 2015

Health officials in Plano have confirmed the city’s first human case of the Chikungunya virus.

08/12/2015

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Tenants Possibly Got Rare Eye Infection From Community Pool

First, two tenants at a Bedford apartment complex develop a rare eye infection. Now, doctors want others to be on the lookout for more people with the illness, because it likely came from a communal swimming pool.

CBSDFW.COM–08/04/2015

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Texans Urged To Wash Produce After Dozens Infected With Cyclospora

Cyclospora is making people sick across Texas. The parasite is causing intestinal illnesses in the Lone Star State for the third summer in a row.

CBSDFW.COM–06/24/2015

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Key Question: How Did Dallas Worker Contract Ebola?

A health worker who wore protective gear while having extensive contact with Thomas Eric Duncan is the second confirmed case of Ebola in the U.S.

10/12/2014

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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

09/12/2014

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Mesquite Public Pool Remains Open Despite Multiple Employee Infections

A public pool in Mesquite remains open after employees come down with an infection.

08/08/2014

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FDA Warns Tattoo Ink Can Cause Infection

Thinking about getting inked? Check the bottle first. The FDA is warning tattoo parlors, their customers and those buying at-home tattoo kits that not all tattoo ink is safe.

08/07/2014

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Cyclosporiasis Cases Being Investigated In Tarrant County

Workers with Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) are advising healthcare providers to be on the lookout for patients with Cyclosporiasis.

CBSDFW.COM–07/21/2014

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More North Texas Children Testing Positive For RSV

As if the flu outbreak hasn’t been bad enough, North Texas hospitals are seeing a big jump in children testing positive for RSV, a respiratory illness with symptoms that closely mirror the flu.

CBS 11–01/10/2014

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Hospital Issues Flu Alert To Leave Kids At Home

Cities across North Texas are taking strong measures to try to stop the spread of the flu. In fact, some hospitals are asking people to leave their children at home when they visit patients.

CBSDFW.COM–01/07/2014

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Cold Snap Won’t Completely Kill Off West Nile & Allergens

In North Texas, everything from bugs to bad allergies is often blamed on our typically mild winters. So, after two days of bitter cold, will the arctic blast at least kill off a few bugs?

CBS 11–01/07/2014

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