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The Drastic Increase In Positive COVID-19 Numbers In Tarrrant County Includes 'Probable' CasesA shocking number out of Tarrant County Wednesday, with 1,673 new novel coronavirus cases. The number, however, now reflects probable cases.
City Of Duncanville Prepares For Ground Spraying After Mosquitoes With West Nile Virus FoundAfter the detection of West Nile Virus in mosquito traps in the 75116 and 75137 zip codes, the city of Duncanville is preparing to conduct ground spraying.
USDA Issues Health Alert For Frozen Taquitos, Chimichangas That May Contain PlasticThe USDA has put out a health alert for frozen taquitos and chimichangas that may contain plastic.
Red Onions Linked To Salmonella Outbreak That Has Sickened Hundreds In US, Including TexasA multistate outbreak of salmonella poisoning that has sickened almost 400 people in 31 states has been traced back to red onions, federal health officials said.
Fort Worth ISD Holds Emergency Board Meeting To Discuss School ReopeningBoard members with the Fort Worth ISD met Thursday morning to hammer out how the school year will begin, after recent comments from Attorney General Ken Paxton and the Texas Education Agency changing its guidelines on funding.
Texas Surpasses New York In Total Number Of Positive Coronavirus CasesThe total number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases in Texas has risen to more than 418,000, putting the Lone Star States at a higher case count than New York.
New Medical Studies Focus On The Impact COVID-19 Has On The Human HeartTwo studies, recently published in JAMA Cardiology, are giving new insight into the effects of COVID-19 on the human heart.
The Forgotten Fight Against COVID-19: Are You Protecting Your Phone?In the last few months, COVID-19 has drastically changed our norms. While everyone is social distancing, masking up and wiping down every door knob in a three-mile-radius, what about the germ magnets we all keep glued to our finger tips; our cell phones.
Another Recall Of Potentially Toxic Hand Sanitizers Sold NationwideThe Food and Drug Administration's list of potentially toxic hand sanitizers continues to grow, with the agency announcing the recall of four more products sold nationwide at retailers including Walmart and Target.
2 Best Friends In Texas Given Low Chance Of Survival Defy Odds And Graduate High School TogetherOdin Frost and Jordan Granberry were both given low chances -- not only of survival but of achievement -- when they were born with brain damage. But the two best friends, who grew up side-by-side in East Texas, persevered.
US Reports More COVID-19 Cases In The Last Two Weeks Than It Did For All Of JuneIn the past two weeks, the US recorded more than 915,000 new cases of coronavirus -- that's more than the cases reported across the country for the entire month of June.
"Our Hospitals Look Like War Zones": Texas Battling Influx Of COVID-19 CasesWhile cities like Dallas and Houston are seeing a decrease in COVID-19 positive cases and hospitalizations, virus-related deaths in Texas are up 33% over the last 10 days.