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DFW Airport Workers Not Given Special Instructions Despite Ebola ScareDespite the latest case of an Ebola infected person traveling out of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, there are few visible changes in how workers are treating passengers there.
Doctors Want North Texans To Know Dangers Of ChikungunyaA health alert has been issued in North Texas, as Tarrant County diagnoses its first case of Chikungunya fever. Health workers want people who might be traveling to know the dangers of bringing the virus back to the area.
Death Of City Worker Investigated As Possibly Flu-RelatedFort Worth health workers are looking into what may be another flu-related death.
Doctors Battling North Texas Whooping Cough OutbreakTarrant 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.
Vaccine Recommended For Expectant Mothers, As Whooping Cough Cases IncreaseHealth officials in Tarrant County said they've seen a record number of whooping cough cases and are urging people and businesses to take action.
Tarrant County Stops Announcing West Nile Cases, Only Reporting DeathsTarrant County has two new West Nile Virus victims -- and the county's health department has a new policy that won't notify media outlets for new cases unless there is a death.
Parents Pulling Kids From Fort Worth School Due To Rat InfestationAdministrators of a Fort Worth charter school faced hard questions about the health and safety of their classrooms.
North Texans Injected With Steroid Linked To Meningitis OutbreakMore than 100 North Texans have been notified they did receive an injection from the medication involved in nationwide meningitis outbreak.
North Texans Urged To Get Flu Shots EarlyTemperatures have barely gotten out of the triple-digits and a lot of North Texans are thinking it’s too early to get a flu shot, but health officials disagree.
Fort Worth Lab At The Center Of West Nile FightWhile the public campaign to eradicate West Nile Virus has been fought on the ground and in the air, a Fort Worth laboratory is at the center of helping local health authorities identify where infected mosquitoes are found.
World AIDS Day Marked By Awareness In North TexasIn recognition of World AIDS Day, Dallas County Health and Human Services offered free HIV/AIDS testing.
MRSA Concerns Strike Keller ISD SchoolThere are health concerns in the Keller ISD after an employee at Florence Elementary School was diagnosed with a MRSA infection.
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