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.
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.
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.
The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.
People with accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama’s signature health care law are being told to change their passwords.
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.
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.
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.