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.
Health Officials: Children Need A Second Mumps VaccineTonight, health officials in Johnson County are telling parents to go ahead and a get a second mumps vaccine shot for children even if they're pre-K aged.
48 More People Diagnosed With Mumps In Johnson CountyForty-eight cases of mumps in Johnson County were reported to the Dallas County Department of Health and Human Services in the past two weeks.
Texas Eyes Immunizations As More Kids File ExemptionsTexas could host the nation's next major fight over stricter requirements for immunizations as its rates of schoolchildren who refuse to get shots for non-medical reasons rises.
Mumps Immunizations Required For Returning Cleburne StudentsParents in Cleburne are being told their children must be immunized for mumps before they can return to school.
Regulators: Doctor Concocts Vaccines With Cat Saliva, VodkaRegulators have suspended the license of a doctor who allegedly gave patients modified vaccinations containing cat saliva and vodka.
Obama Urges Congress To Pass Zika Prevention BillPresident Obama said that a vaccine for the Zika virus could be developed in "fairly short order" if Congress acted quickly to pass a bill that would prevent the spread of the disease.
Controversial Film Says A Particular Vaccine Is Linked To AutismThe film is now playing in Dallas despite it being snubbed at one of the most prestigious film festivals.
Brazil & University Of Texas Reach Deal On Zika VaccineBrazil is signing an agreement with the University of Texas to develop a vaccine against the Zika virus.
Twists & Turns Lead To Promising Ebola VaccineOver and over, Dr. Nancy Sullivan thought she was close to an Ebola vaccine, only to see the experiments fail. But it is those failures that led her to a vaccine promising enough to test in West Africa.