A whooping cough epidemic continues to spread across North Texas. New cases have been reported in Parker and Wise counties.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As North Texas parents get their children vaccinated in time for the new school year – a measles outbreak is raising the level of concern.
Despite a measles outbreak in Tarrant County, dozens of families spent their day outdoors enjoying the cooler North Texas weather.
Health officials in Dallas County are sending out a plea to doctors and health workers — asking that they be on the lookout for measles symptoms.
The owner and director of the specialty pharmacy tied to a deadly meningitis outbreak declined to testify Wednesday morning before a congressional committee investigating the matter.
Nearly a decade ago, federal health inspectors wanted to shut down the pharmacy linked to a recent deadly meningitis outbreak until it cleaned up its operations.
A North Texas man has become the latest to contract meningitis after receiving a tainted steroid shot mixed at a now discredited New England pharmacy.
More than 100 North Texans have been notified they did receive an injection from the medication involved in nationwide meningitis outbreak.