As the flu virus continues its deadly spread across North Texas, health officials are telling those who have been avoiding flu shots that there is still time to get protected. And many hold outs are beginning to listen.
A six-month-old cheetah cub has died at the Dallas Zoo. Zoo officials have confirmed that the cub named Kamau (ka-MOWH) died from a severe respiratory illness Tuesday evening.
Former First Lady Barbara Bush was released from Houston Methodist Hospital this morning, after being treated for pneumonia.
A federal jury has ordered Dallas County to pay $400,000 to the family of a homeless man who died in jail after being booked on a public lewdness charge.
Health officials are reporting an alarming increase in some dangerous superbugs at U.S. hospitals. These superbugs from a common germ family have become extremely resistant to treatment with antibiotics.
A flu epidemic continues to hit the United States, according to newly released statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For the week of January 6-12, 8.2 percent of all deaths were tied to influenza and pneumonia.
Max Schwolert, a teenager from Marcus High School in the Lewisville ISD, died after developing complications related to the flu. He had been sick since Christmas Day.
The United States seems to be on track to have more measles cases than any year in more than a decade, with virtually all cases linked to other countries, including Europe where there’s a big outbreak.