'A Flu Season Unlike Any Other': Texas Gov. Abbott, Medical Experts Urge Getting Vaccines Early During PandemicGov. Greg Abbott and medical experts in Dallas urged residents on Thursday to get a flu vaccine early this year as the upcoming season coincides with the COVID-19 pandemic.
As New Coronavirus Cases Drop In Texas, Doctors Urge Residents To Get Flu Shot This FallThe precautions people are taking to prevent getting COVID-19 could also decrease the number of flu cases this fall.
While Panic Surrounds Coronavirus, Some 20,000 People Have Died From Flu This SeasonAs concerns about the coronavirus continue to grow in the U.S., the latest numbers from the CDC show an estimated 20,000 people have died of the flu.
Dallas County Reports 16th Flu-Related Death Of SeasonThe patient was 62 with underlying medical conditions and lived in Dallas, according to Dallas County Health and Human Services.
MedStar Reports Record Number Of Flu Patients In JanuaryThe number of flu cases in North Texas is still increasing according to MedStar which saw 323 patients in January for flu-related symptoms, which is up 41% from the month before.
3 More Flu-Related Deaths Reported Brings Dallas County Total To 14The patients were 37, 62, and 77 years old and each one had underlying medical conditions.
Bishop Lynch Student Reese Termulo Laid To Rest As Flu Toll In Dallas County ClimbsTurmulo was remembered as an inclusive, funny friend and a great student who loved to dance.
11th Flu-Related Death In Dallas County; 34-Year-Old With No Underlying Health ProblemsThis death is the 10th adult flu-related death in addition to the one confirmed pediatric flu-related death in Dallas County during the 2019-2020 flu season.
Healthcare As Close As Your Smartphone... And QuickChildren's Health developed an app that allows patients access to healthcare from anywhere. Initially tested with staff, the app is now available to the community.
Dallas County Reports 3 More Flu-Related Deaths Bringing Total To 9 This SeasonThe patients were 73, 64 and 65 years of age with pre-existing medical conditions.
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.
Dallas County Reports 5th Flu-Related Death This SeasonThe victim was 85 years old and lived in Cedar Hill.
School Districts Look To Combat Spread Of Flu As Kids Head Back To ClassSchool districts are urging parents to get their children a flu shot if they haven't already, and to sanitize their children's backpacks and send them off with hand sanitizer.
Health Officials Warn Flu Season Is Far From Over After New Death Reported In Denton CountyA flu season that hit early and hard is far from over — on Friday, Denton County reported its first flu related death of the season.
Fighting Germs With UV Light Zappers: 'It Doesn't Get Rid Of All Viruses, But Brings It Down To Good Level'An Assistant Professor and Director of the MPH Epidemiology Program at UNT Health Science Center said these UV devices do work, but there are limitations.