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In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (credit: Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

State Official: Texans Shouldn’t Panic Over Ebola

The state health commissioner says Texas has a strong response system capable of preventing an Ebola outbreak — even though human error is always a possibility.

10/07/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

File photo of dogs. (Credit: Darren McCollester/Newsmakers)

Animal Shelter Euthanizes 60 Dogs After Parvovirus Outbreak

The staff of a Houston-area animal shelter has euthanized 60 dogs in the past week because of an outbreak of highly contagious parvovirus.

04/11/2013

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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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