First Time In 30 Years Flu 'B' Strain Is The Dominant OneDoctors say the flu vaccine isn’t as effective for flu B as flu A. And because children have been less exposed to the B strain, it can be more dangerous for them.
DCHHS Reports 82-Year-Old Resident Is 6th Flu Death Of 2019-2020 SeasonDallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) has reported the sixth flu-related death in Dallas County for the 2019-2020 season.
Youngest Person To Die From Vaping-Related Lung Injury, 15, Was From North TexasNew numbers out this week show 236 lung injury cases in Texas. More than half of those, 127, are from North Texas.
When Is Flu Season?While seasonal influenza viruses can be detected year-round in the United States, flu viruses are most common during the fall and winter.
Dallas County Reports 5th Flu-Related Death This SeasonThe victim was 85 years old and lived in Cedar Hill.
Woman Between 30-35 Becomes Texas' 3rd Vaping-Related DeathOn New Year's Eve the national outbreak of vaping-related illnesses touched North Texas when a teen died in Dallas, now another death is being reported farther south.
Coppell ISD Says 5th Grader Who Died Over Winter Break Had The FluIn a statement released Friday afternoon, Coppell ISD said a 5th grade student who died over winter break had the flu.
Dallas County Reports First Vaping-Related DeathThe patient was a teenager with a chronic underlying medical condition.
Second Child In Tarrant County Dies From Flu As Reports Increase This SeasonHealth officials in Texas have reported that a second child has died from the flu in Tarrant County.
Death In Texas Linked To Listeria Outbreak In Packaged Hard-Boiled EggsA Listeria outbreak that's linked to packaged hard-boiled eggs has led to illnesses in multiple states and at least one death in Texas, the CDC said Wednesday.
FBI Agents In Houston Arrest, Charge 19-Year-Old After 3 Mercury SpillsAgents with the FBI in Houston have arrested a teenager after three separate mercury spills in Houston over the weekend.
Growing Concern Over 'Popcorn Lung' Linked To VapingIt all stems from a new case in Canada. Doctors say it shows vaping-related illnesses can take different forms.
Carrollton Farmers Branch ISD Meets With Parents Over Vaping DangersNew numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal 2,172 lung injury cases linked to e-cigarette or vape products.
New CDC Numbers Show More Than 2,000 People Diagnosed With Vaping IllnessesNew numbers from the Centers for Disease Control show more than 2,000 people have been diagnosed with vaping illnesses.
MedStar Crews Responding To More Cases Of The Flu In North TexasAs the end of the year gets closer, MedStar crews are treating more and more patients suffering from flu-like symptoms.