Dallas Arboretum And Botanical Garden Reopens June 1st With COVID-19 ChangesThe Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden will reopen on Monday, June 1st but with many changes in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Texas A&M University Starts Trial Of Tuberculosis Vaccine To Fight The CoronavirusCurrent antibody tests help determine if a person has had the novel coronavirus, but there are serious questions about whether they work.
Texas Facility Among Those In The U.S. Developing A Coronavirus VaccineThough health officials admit a vaccine for the coronavirus is months away, a research facility in Texas is among those in the U.S. working on it.
Fort Worth ISD Will Disinfect Campuses During Spring Break In Preparation For Possible Coronavirus OutbreakThe Fort Worth school district will disinfect campuses when students leave for Spring Break in March, part of a plan to prepare for the possible spread of the COVID-19 virus.
Texas Flu Patients Play Role In Research To Make Vaccine More EffectiveDr. Manjusha Gaglani helped author the study showing the vaccine performed well this season with a 55% effectiveness rate in children.
Texas Researchers Working To Stop The Spread Of CoronavirusResearchers from the University of Texas at Austin recently made a critical discovery, creating the first 3D atomic scale map of the virus. It will help scientists develop a vaccine.
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.
Flu Case Numbers On The Rise In North Texas, Not Slowing Down Anytime SoonFlu cases are on the rise in North Texas, and the worst is yet to come.
Dallas County Working To Make Getting Childhood Vaccinations More ConvenientLooking to avoid those last-minute, long lines at health department headquarters, the department is hosting immunization clinics in the Dallas community.
Research Shows Two Treatments Effective Against Deadly Ebola StrainNew research by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows two investigational Ebola treatments used in an ongoing outbreak could help patients recover from the deadly illness.
Health Experts Denounce Anti-Vaxxers For Vaccine 'Crisis', Call For Stronger LegislationIn the last couple of weeks, numerous North Texas schools have closed due to flu outbreaks and there are currently 9 cases of measles in the state.
Yes, Summer's Hanging Around But Flu Season Is Already HereIt's still swimsuit season in North Texas but, the flu bug doesn't care. Doctors are urging those in high risk categories (and even those that aren't) to get vaccinated now.
Dallas County Health Officials Report 59 Mumps Cases In 2017Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) is reporting 59 mumps cases in Dallas County for 2017.
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.