Brazil & University Of Texas Reach Deal On Zika VaccineBrazil is signing an agreement with the University of Texas to develop a vaccine against the Zika virus.
All Eyes On Texas After Latest Reported Case Of Zika VirusNorth Texas and the world are paying attention after a person in Dallas County became infected with the Zika virus through sexual contact. It is the first case of sexually transmitted Zika virus in the United States.
The World Health Organization Declares End To Ebola EpidemicThe World Health Organization declared an end to the deadliest Ebola outbreak ever on Thursday after no new cases emerged in Liberia.
MD Anderson Study Looks At Meat Consumption & Kidney Cancer RiskAnother study suggests easing up on the steaks and pushing back from barbecued, grilled meat.
Processed Meat Linked To CancerWHO says ham, hot dogs and other processed meats can cause colon, stomach and other cancers.
Texas Lab Criticized Over Handling Of Monkeys For StudyA prestigious laboratory in Texas is under federal investigation after auditors issued a preliminary report saying it did not do enough to prevent the suffering of primates who were infected with a deadly virus for a study of the disease.
Fort Bliss Soldiers To Deploy For Ebola MissionAbout 75 soldiers from a West Texas Army post are being deployed to West Africa.
Ebola Patient Released From Atlanta HospitalAn Ebola patient who received treatment in Atlanta since early September was released, hospital officials said Monday.
Health Officials Urge Hospitals To 'Think Ebola' Federal health officials on Monday urged the nation's hospitals to "think Ebola" and launched a review of procedures for treating infected patients, while the World Health Organization called the outbreak "the most severe, acute health emergency seen in modern times."
Liberian Doctors To Get Experimental Ebola Drug Liberia announced Monday that it would soon receive doses of an experimental Ebola drug and give it to two sick doctors, making them the first Africans to receive some of the scarce treatment in a spiraling outbreak.
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.
North Texas Woman Sees No Silver Lining To Silver FillingsMillions of Americans have what was once called "silver" fillings. They’re known to contain mercury. While countries like Denmark, Norway and Sweden have banned the fillings, dentists in the United States continue to use them. But one North Texas woman is hoping to change federal policy by telling her story to the Federal Food and Drug Administration.