State Fair of Texas officials don’t want Dallas’ Ebola case to affect this year’s attendance. Thus, they are making changes in an effort to keep people safe and coming through the gates.
Isolation rooms in most North Texas hospitals are very similar to the ones inside the Medical Center in McKinney and at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, where a patient with the first U.S. diagnosed Ebola case is being treated.
Considered Dallas’ Ellis Island for the last 20 years, the Vickery Meadows neighborhood of Northeast Dallas is home to refugees from Africa and other parts of the world.
The Dallas County Health Department has confirmed another case of imported Chikungunya virus.
A severe respiratory illness has now been confirmed in at least 10 states and is suspected to have spread to at least seven more. As it stands Texas isn’t among the states with reported cases. But the question is – should it be?
Kindergartners at Independence Elementary School in the Keller Independent School District are learning a valuable lesson. Their special education comes as North Texas braces for Enterovirus 68.
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.
Public health officials in Tarrant County have confirmed the county’s first case of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus disease.
When it comes to mosquitoes the main concern for North Texans lately has been West Nile Virus. Now health officials in Houston believe they’ve trapped a mosquito carrying a virus known as chikungunya.
Dallas County Health and Human Services has confirmed its first case of imported Chikungunya virus.
Pediatricians are seeing a spike in the number of kids with a summer time virus called Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease.
Texas has it’s first case of West Nile this season.