Dallas County Issues Health Alert After Increase In Flu CasesIn a statement released Friday, the Dallas County Department of Health and Human Services said the virus came earlier than normal this season.
Worst Of Flu Season Yet To Come; Experts Push For Public To Get Vaccinated NowThe return to cold weather has some North Texans hurrying to get their flu shots, and local health experts say that's a great thing because the upcoming holidays spread a lot more than love.
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.
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."
U.S. Approves First New Type Of Flu Drug In 2 DecadesXofluza is a pill that can reduce severity and shorten duration of flu symptoms after one just dose. It was developed by the Roche Group and Shionogi & Co.
Migrating Birds Create Flu Bonanza For Scientists To StudyResearchers carefully step around the nesting crabs to scoop up the evidence — potentially flu-infected bird droppings.
New Flu Strain Spreading Fast Across TexasThe deadly flu season is far from over, and now it's strain B that's spreading fast in Texas.
Flu-Stricken Texas Teacher's Death Puts Focus On AntiviralsA North Texas teacher who died after getting sick from the flu became a talking point after her husband said she didn't immediately fill her antiviral drug prescription because the co-pay was too high.
Willie Nelson Cancels February Tour Dates Because Of FluAccording to Rolling Stone magazine, country singer Willie Nelson has canceled all of his February tour dates because he has come down with the flu.
Another North Texas School Closes Due To FluThe flu epidemic has closed down yet another North Texas school.
Groundhog Day Report: Flu's Worsening Shadow Blanketing U.S.It looks like Groundhog Day for the nation's flu report, too: It's gotten worse, and there are weeks of suffering ahead.
ER Nurse In Viral Video: 'Wash Your Stinking Hands'A Florida nurse's Facebook rant about the "cesspool of funky flu" in emergency room waiting areas is getting a lot of attention.
More Schools Closing Due To FluStafford and Italy ISD schools will be closed Thursday, February 1 and Friday, February 2 while cleaning crews decontaminate the schools for a high number of faculty and students who are out sick with the flu.
Texas School Closed For Flu Reopens As CDC Gives Pediatric WarningThe flu season is hitting North Texas hard. Three catholic schools closed in one week because of the exceptionally high number of students and faculty infected.