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First Case Of Chikungunya Confirmed In Dallas

Dallas County Health and Human Services has confirmed its first case of imported Chikungunya virus.

07/22/2014

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Summertime Spike In Cases Of Hand, Foot And Mouth Disease

Pediatricians are seeing a spike in the number of kids with a summer time virus called Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease.

07/15/2014

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First Case Of West Nile Reported In Texas

Texas has it’s first case of West Nile this season.

07/04/2014

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Norovirus Outbreak At Waco VA Medical Center

The Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Waco has imposed a freeze on admitting patients and has scrapped some Fourth of July events because of a norovirus outbreak.

07/03/2014

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Research May Predict West Nile Virus Trends

For the second summer, dozens of live mosquito traps are set up at sites around the city, collecting anywhere from a few – to thousands of mosquitoes per trap each week.

06/04/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

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Obamacare Website Flagged In Heartbleed Review

People with accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama’s signature health care law are being told to change their passwords.

04/19/2014

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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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Norovirus May Have Sickened Hundreds At Richardson High School

At least one student has tested positive for norovirus at Richardson High School, where hundreds of students have called in sick over the past two weeks.

CBS 11–02/04/2014

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Stomach Bug Creeps Through Richardson High School; Dozens Sick

At Richardson High School, what appears to be a gastrointestinal bug of some sort is spreading faster than an internet rumor… with dozens of students and staff complaining of stomach ache, vomiting, nausea and diarrhea.

01/31/2014

Denton resident Toya Norman hospitalized in ICU and battling the H1N1 virus. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Denton Mother Diagnosed With H1N1 In Coma

Denton resident Toya Norman, 46, is one of the dozens in North Texas to recently be diagnosed with the deadly H1N1 virus. She has been in a medically induced coma for about two weeks now.

01/17/2014

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

As Kids Head Back To School, Flu Worries Follow

The flu is spreading rapidly in North Texas. Late last week, there were seven hundred cases. As of Monday, the number has grown to more than 18-hundred confirmed cases.

01/07/2014

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