CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header
CBS DFW WEATHER APP: iPhone App Store | Android App Coming Soon | More Information

respiratory illness

(credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

More North Texas Children Testing Positive For RSV

As if the flu outbreak hasn’t been bad enough, North Texas hospitals are seeing a big jump in children testing positive for RSV, a respiratory illness with symptoms that closely mirror the flu.

CBS 11–01/10/2014

(credit: Dallas Zoo)

Dallas Zoo Cheetah Cub Dies Of Pneumonia

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.

CBSDFW.COM–01/07/2014

(credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

New Test Aims To Better Detect Viral Infections

Researchers are developing a blood test to more easily tell when a respiratory illness is due to a virus and not a bacterial infection, hoping to cut the dangerous overuse of antibiotics and speed the right diagnosis.

09/18/2013