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Abbott Defends Texas Parents’ Right To Opt Out Of Vaccines

A 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.

02/12/2015

A microscopic examination of measles pneumonia. (credit: cdc.gov)

Patient With Measles Might Have Exposed North Texans

The 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.

CBS 11–01/20/2015

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Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not Vaccinate

With 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.

01/14/2015

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Protecting Your Family From Measles, Cyclosporiasis

North Texas health officials are navigating three different major illnesses. Here are some tips to protect your family.

07/24/2014

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Texans Attending Softball Tournament In Kansas Possibly Exposed To Measles

Softball players from Texas could have been exposed to measles while in Kansas.

07/17/2014

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Health Officials Investigating Rare Adult Measles Case

A 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.

02/14/2014

DCHHS Director, Zachary Thompson (Photo CBSDFW.COM)

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.

02/14/2014

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Texas Megachurch Scrutinized Following Measles Outbreak

The 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.

08/31/2013

A microscopic examination of measles pneumonia. (credit: cdc.gov)

Tarrant County Confirms Another Measles Case

Another measles case has been confirmed in Tarrant County, as of Monday afternoon — and like the previous 15 diagnosed cases, the latest one is linked to a North Texas mega church.

08/26/2013

A 14-month-old child sits on the lap of her mother as she receives the combined Measles Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccination. (credit: Geoff Caddick/AFP/Getty Images)

Number Of Measles Cases & People Getting Vaccinated Growing

The measles and the vaccination to prevent it aren’t something mother of two, Cabrini McCadney, really ever thought about until now.

CBS 11–08/21/2013

A microscopic examination of measles pneumonia. (credit: cdc.gov)

9 New Cases Of Measles Reported In 2 North Texas Counties

Officials with Tarrant County Public Health confirmed Wednesday afternoon that there are four new cases of measles in the county. And just to the north In Denton County there are five new cases.

CBSDFW.COM–08/21/2013

After six Texas residents were diagnosed with measles in the past month, the Department of State Health Services has issued a formal alert against the viral infection. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

North Texas City On Alert After Confirmed Measles Cases

A North Texas community is on alert as the measles outbreak grows. The total number of verified cases is now up to 11 in Tarrant County. And as CBS 11 News reported first Monday night, all the cases can be tied to one man.

CBSDFW.COM–08/20/2013

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