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North Texas mother and grandmother Stacey Parker died from the flu. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Family Warning Others After Wife & Mother Loses Flu Battle

A North Texas mother of three has died from the flu. Now her family is sharing their traumatic experience and encouraging others to take this year’s dangerous strain of influenza seriously.

CBSDFW.COM–01/27/2014

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

Rush For Flu Vaccine Continues Across North Texas

The number of people dying from the flu has gone up again in North Texas. Both Collin and Hunt County reported their first flu-related deaths of the season on Monday.

CBSDFW.COM–01/13/2014

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

Lack Of Flu Vaccines In Plano Turns Hundreds Away

Hundreds of people turned away at Chase Oaks Family Center in Plano after flu vaccines are used up.

01/11/2014

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Fear Of Flu Leads Many To Get Vaccinated As Hospitalizations, Deaths Rise

Dallas County and other North Texas health departments are overrun with people — who are only now getting vaccinated for fear they’ll get the flu. The rush comes even though health officials have urged people to get their shot since last September.

CBS 11–01/10/2014

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Death Of City Worker Investigated As Possibly Flu-Related

Fort Worth health workers are looking into what may be another flu-related death.

CBS 11–01/10/2014

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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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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

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

Dallas County Offers Free Flu Vaccines

Dallas County Health and Human Services is offering the seasonal flu vaccine for children and adults.

10/25/2013

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Study: High-Dose Flu Shot Better Protects Seniors

A new high-dose flu vaccine for seniors works better than the standard shot in that age group. Regular flu shots tend to be only about 30 to 40 percent effective in people 65 and older. Sanofi Pasteur’s Fluzone High-Dose vaccine boosted that to 50 percent.

10/23/2013

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

1st Adult Flu-Related Death Reported In Dallas County

Officials with Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) are reporting the county’s first known adult flu-related death for the 2013-2014 flu season.

CBSDFW.COM–10/14/2013

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

Seasonal Flu Vaccines Being Offered For Children & Adults

Fall has begun and that means we are also now in flu season. To that end, Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) is now offering seasonal flu vaccines for children and adults.

CBSDFW.COM–09/27/2013

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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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