South Texas Border Patrol Facility Resumes Intake Of Migrants After Flu OutbreakThe primary Border Patrol facility for processing migrants in South Texas has resumed normal operations, less than 24 hours after the facility suspended intake operations after 32 people tested positive for the flu.
Denton County Reports First Flu-Related Child Death This Season“Losing a child in our community to influenza is incredibly difficult, and this family remains in our thoughts. We continue to see flu activity within Denton County, and flu is certainly still a risk."
North Texas Teen Suffers Burns In Mobile Home Fire; Firefighter With Flu Sent To Hospital, TooA 16-year-old girl was rushed to the hospital with burns to her lower legs after a mobile home fire Monday in Newark.
North Texas School District Closed Rest Of Week; 20 Percent Staff & Students Out With FluKerens ISD, east of Corsicana in Navarro County, will be closed on Thursday and Friday, February 14-15, 2019 due to illnesses, the district said on its Facebook page Wednesday.
North Texas Family Mourns 4-Year-Old Daughter Who Died Of Flu And PneumoniaThe patient was 4-year-old Ashanti Grinich from Garland.
2 More Flu-Related Deaths Bring Dallas County Total To 5 This SeasonBoth patients were 82. One was a resident of Dallas the other of Mesquite. No other details were released due to privacy reasons.
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.
Dallas County Reports First 2 Flu Deaths Of SeasonThe patient’s ages were 59 and 66 years and were residents of Dallas and Garland.
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.
Flu Vs. ColdWhat is the difference between a cold and the flu?
How Flu SpreadsPeople with flu can spread it to others up to about six feet away.
Flu PreventionThe CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine as the first and most important step in protecting against flu viruses.
People At High RiskSome people are more likely to get flu complications that can result in hospitalization and sometimes death.
Flu Symptoms & ComplicationsInfluenza is a contagious respiratory illness caused by flu viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death.
Diagnosing The FluFlu viruses usually cause the most illness during the colder months of the year.