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Texan Gets Measles After Softball Event In Kansas

A Texan has been diagnosed with measles after attending a softball tournament in Kansas where health officials later warned of possible exposure to the virus.

07/23/2014

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South Texas County Reports 6 Swine Flu Deaths

A South Texas county has confirmed six deaths from swine flu since Thanksgiving.

01/03/2014

File photo of syringes containing the mumps, measles and rubella vaccines. (Photo by Mark Kegans/Getty Images)

Texas Health Officials Issue Measles Alert

Texas health officials have issued a measles alert and are urging people to be immunized after more than a dozen cases were reported this year.

08/18/2013

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HIV Test Urged For 7,000 Okla. Dental Patients

Health officials on Thursday urged an Oklahoma oral surgeon’s patients to undergo hepatitis and HIV testing, saying filthy conditions behind his office’s spiffy facade posed a threat to his 7,000 clients and made him a “menace to the public health.”

03/28/2013

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Dallas County Allows Spraying For West Nile Virus

Suffering from the nation’s deadliest outbreak of West Nile virus this year, Dallas County authorized aerial spraying of insecticide on Friday for the first time in nearly five decades to help fight the mosquito-born illness.

08/12/2012

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