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Fundraiser For Frisco Police Officer Suffering From H1N1

Medical bills and other expenses continue to mount for a Frisco police officer who is recovering from a severe case of H1N1. Now, a police charity is raising money to help the nine-year veteran.

KRLD–03/06/2014

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H1N1 Claims Life Of 41-Year-Old North Texas Father

As the flu continues to spread across North Texas one woman says a deadly strain of the H1N1 virus killed her otherwise healthy husband.

CBS 11–01/09/2014

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Swine Flu Claims Life Of Wise County Father Of Six

A 41-year-old Wise County father of six died of the swine flu and pneumonia last month, becoming what is believed to be the 21st flu-related death in North Texas.

01/09/2014

A nurse draws a dose of flu vaccine. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Flu Cases Spike In Texas, 13 Dead In Houston Area

Officials are reporting a spike in flu cases in Texas with more than a dozen deaths in the Houston area. The primary culprit: the H1N1 strain, also known as the swine flu.

12/27/2013

A patient receives a flu vaccine. (credit: FRED TANNEAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Issues New Guidelines For Treating Flu

Texas health officials have issued new guidelines for treating flu patients as the state deals with an increase in the illness in multiple areas.

12/21/2013

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Texas H1N1 Deaths Prompt Some To Get Flu Vaccinations

Texas already has a higher than average number of flu cases. In fact, averages here are some of the highest in the country. Now, a particularly dangerous and deadly strain of the flu is spreading across the state.

CBSDFW.COM–12/20/2013

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Study Confirms Flu Vaccine Safe During Pregnancy

A large study offers reassuring news for pregnant women: It’s safe to get a flu shot. The research found no evidence that the vaccine increases the risk of losing a fetus, and may prevent some deaths

01/16/2013