Texas Making Plans To Distribute Coronavirus VaccineA Department of State Health Services spokesperson said the agency is working with the Centers for Disease Control, which has warned a vaccine could be available soon.
Doctors Concerned About Flu Season During Coronavirus Pandemic: 'Vaccination For Influenza Is The Most Important Thing We Can Do'Experts hope that already-established practices, such as social distancing and wearing masks, will keep numbers down.
Pediatricians Say Texas Immunization Rates Have Plunged During PandemicData from Scientific American shows vaccination rates dropped to just 44% in Texas during March of this year.
Denton County Reports First Influenza-Associated Death Of 2020Denton County Public Health has reported its first influenza-associated death of an adult in the county.
U.S. Measles Outbreak Hits New Record HighMeasles cases in the U.S. have surged to a new high, eclipsing the total number of cases from all of 1992, the worst in 27 years.
Measles Cases Continue To Climb In The US, Topping 800 So FarThis year's count of measles cases has already surpassed 800... and it's only May.
Despite Measles Outbreak, Texas Child Vaccine Exemptions Continue To RiseThe number of people in Texas who chose to not immunize their children for non-medical reasons has jumped despite a record-breaking measles outbreak.
Social Media Battling Outbreak Of Vaxx, Anti-Vaxx MisinformationLike health officials facing measles outbreaks, internet companies are trying to contain vaccine-related misinformation.
Health Officials: 2019 U.S. Measles Count More Than Total Cases Last YearU.S. health officials report that the number of measles cases through the first three months of this year have surpassed the count for all of 2018.
First Case Of Measles Confirmed In Tarrant County In 4 YearsHealth officials have confirmed a resident of Tarrant County has tested positive for measles. This is the first confirmed case in the county since 2015.
4 Children Among 5 Confirmed Cases Of Measles In TexasIn just the last 48 hours health officials say five cases of measles have been confirmed in southern Texas.
Dallas County Reports 6th Flu DeathDallas County Health officials late afternoon reported its sixth flu related death this season-- even as doctors warn that the worst is likely yet to come.
Parents Often Kept In Dark About Schools' Vaccine RatesThe number of Texas families deciding not to vaccinate their school-age children has quadrupled in the past decade, according to state health records.
Nearly Two-Dozen Mumps Cases At One Texas High SchoolThere have been 23 confirmed cases and nine suspected cases of the mumps at Cedar Hill High School. And all of the infected students and staff members have come down with the disease since February 9th.
Blood Test Can Show If You're Protected From MumpsThe recent outbreak of mumps has public health officials reminding everyone of the importance of vaccinations, but they say even if you've had your shot, you could still be under-vaccinated.