Outbreak

File Image: Officials from the World Health Organization wear protective clothing. (Photo credit ISAAC KASAMANI/AFP/Getty Images)

North Texas Hospitals On Alert Over Ebola Outbreak

Inside the JPS Hospital Emergency Room in Fort Worth they are screening every patient that walks through the door for Ebola.

08/04/2014

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Ebola Outbreak Not A Concern In U.S. Say Health Officials

U.S. health officials are monitoring the Ebola outbreak in Africa but say the risk of the deadly germ spreading to the United States is remote.

08/02/2014

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Non-Profit Joins Fight Against Ebola Outbreak, Sends Supplies

A Dallas-based charity will send medical supplies to West Africa to help fight the Ebola outbreak.

08/01/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

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Fort Worth’s JPS Hospital Extends Hours

JPS hospital in Fort Worth is extending hours at a network of neighborhood clinics to help relieve the crush of flu patients.

01/18/2014

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Whooping Cough Continues Spreading Across North Texas

A whooping cough epidemic continues to spread across North Texas. New cases have been reported in Parker and Wise counties.

CBS 11–09/19/2013

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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 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

A doctor vaccinates a patient against measles. (credit: AP Photo/Thomas Kienzle)

More Measles Cases Expected In Tarrant County

As North Texas parents get their children vaccinated in time for the new school year – a measles outbreak is raising the level of concern.

CBS 11–08/19/2013

A doctor vaccinates a patient against measles. (credit: AP Photo/Thomas Kienzle)

Measles Outbreak Sparks Increase In Immunizations

Despite a measles outbreak in Tarrant County, dozens of families spent their day outdoors enjoying the cooler North Texas weather.

08/17/2013

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