Europe Blames Anti-Vaccination Movement For Surge In Measles CasesThe World Health Organization (WHO) says there were over 21,000 cases of the dangerous virus recorded in Europe last year, four times the number recorded in 2016.
Measles Outbreak In WaxahachieSix people now have the highly contagious virus after North Texans were first warned about that possibility last week.
Possible Measles Exposure At Waxahachie Movie TheaterA customer was sick with measles while attending a movie on January 9 at ShowBiz Cinemas, so anyone else there that day should monitor themselves for a rash or any other measles symptoms through Jan. 30.
Health Officials Confirm Measles At Collin County Elementary SchoolThe Chief Epidemiologist with Collin County Health Care Services has confirmed a case of measles at Schell Elementary.
Abbott Defends Texas Parents' Right To Opt Out Of VaccinesA spokeswoman for Gov. Greg Abbott says he encourages all parents to have their children vaccinated but supports Texas law allowing families to opt out of them.
Patient With Measles Might Have Exposed North TexansThe Tarrant County Public Health Department is working to find out how many people on an international flight into DFW Airport may have been in contact with a measles patient on the plane.
Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not VaccinateWith the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.
Protecting Your Family From Measles, CyclosporiasisNorth Texas health officials are navigating three different major illnesses. Here are some tips to protect your family.
Texans Attending Softball Tournament In Kansas Possibly Exposed To MeaslesSoftball players from Texas could have been exposed to measles while in Kansas.
Health Officials Investigating Rare Adult Measles CaseA 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.
Dallas County Health Tracking Rare Adult Measles Case County Health Director Zach Thompson says the 49-year-old man has recovered from the disease seen most often in children.
Texas Megachurch Scrutinized Following Measles OutbreakThe teachings of televangelist Kenneth Copeland and his family focusing on the virtues of trusting God to keep healthy are under scrutiny after a cluster of measles cases linked to his family's North Texas megachurch.