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.
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.
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.
Dallas County Reports 34-Year-Old Resident Is 4th Flu-Related Death Of The SeasonHealth officials said the latest victim was a 34-year-old Dallas resident.
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.
Dallas County Confirms 3rd Flu Death This SeasonThe Dallas County Health and Human Services has confirmed the third flu death of the season.
With Increasing Flu Cases, Virtual Doctors Are Now Available Through AppHospitals and urgent care clinics are packed with sick patients right now. But, families can avoid the long wait times, by seeing a doctor right on their phone.
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.