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.
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.
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.
Health Officials: Bishop Lynch High School Student May Have Died From The FluReese Termulo is being remembered as a leader and a star student, but those who knew her say what really stood is was her heart.
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 Say Hygiene Is Key To Preventing Cold & FluDoctors say the simplest way to avoid getting sick is to wash your hands, but many people aren’t doing it right or as often as they should.
Cancer Vaccine Developed In North Texas Could Be 'As Simple As A Flu Shot'The CBS 11 I-Team has been following the development of this clinical trial for more than a decade, and it's now in the final stages of the FDA approval process.
Dallas County Reports 3rd And 4th Flu-Related Deaths Of SeasonThe patients' ages are unknown at this time and were residents of Dallas and Sunnyvale.
The Flu Bug Is Back In North Texas"Our data shows that we've had three times the number of flu symptoms as opposed to last year," said Roland Hernandez, the Operations Supervisor at MedStar.
Aggressive Measures Underway As Flu Arrives Early In North TexasDallas County is rolling out mobile clinics earlier this year in an aggressive effort to vaccinate as many people as possible as soon as possible.
Even When Just 20 Percent Effective, Flu Vaccine Saves LivesEach winter, many people wonder if its worth getting a flu shot, while health officials repeatedly warn against not getting one. Now, a new study sheds light on the benefit of doing so.