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North Texas Pediatricians On Look Out For Rare Respiratory Virus

North Texas doctors say it’s just a matter of time before a virus sweeping the Midwest makes it way here. The rare respiratory virus is called “enterovirus 68” and it mimics a summer cold.

CBS 11–09/08/2014

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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

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Doctors Battling North Texas Whooping Cough Outbreak

Tarrant and Dallas Counties are wrestling with a major outbreak of whooping cough. Dallas County has nearly 330 cases reported so far this year. The numbers in Tarrant County are even higher — at close to 600.

CBS 11–11/15/2013

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North Texas Mom Has Whooping Cough Warning For Parents

We know an infant in Dallas County died in what is expected to be the worst whooping cough outbreak in more than 50 years. So far this year, there have been more than 1,100 reported cases in North Texas, with nearly half of them in Tarrant County.

CBSDFW.COM–10/08/2013

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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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Teenage Dad Accused Of Critically Injuring 7-Week-Old

A teenage father is under arrest in Dallas. He is accused of seriously injuring his 7-week-old baby.

CBSDFW.COM–08/27/2013

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 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)

More Texas Children Getting Sick With Whooping Cough

At the moment, the only sounds coming from 4-month-old Mason Shepherd are the typical gurgles of a contented baby. But, earlier this summer a horrible cough had his parents worried and thinking the worst.

CBS 11–08/20/2013

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NICU Live Cameras Let Parents ‘Peek-A-Boo’ At Babies

Bonding with premature babies is getting a little easier at one North Texas hospital.

CBSDFW.COM–01/10/2013

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Father Found Dead After Death Of Highland Park Baby

Law enforcement officials are investigating the suspicious death of a 4-month-old baby and the subsequent death of another family member.

07/19/2012

In this handout photo, an adult doctor places his hand by a premature baby. (credit: Getty Images/Loyola Univ. Medical Center)

Insurance Change Could Increase Baby Virus Risk

We’re now in the heart of Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) season. And insurance changes mean the risks for the potentially life threatening premature baby virus just increased.

CBSDFW.COM–12/10/2010