Texas Department of State Health Services

A picture taken on July 24, 2014 shows staff of the Christian charity Samaritan's Purse putting on protective gear in the ELWA hospital in the Liberian capital Monrovia. (credit: ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Family Of American Doctor Infected With Ebola Under 21-Day Fever Watch

State health officials say the family of an American doctor infected with the Ebola virus is under a 21-day fever watch, but it’s believed they had no contact with anyone with the deadly disease.

07/29/2014

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Whooping Cough Up In La, Texas, Ark

Outbreaks are worse in Texas, where nearly 2,900 cases have been reported, and Arkansas, where numbers are double those of a year ago.

10/29/2013

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First Case Of West Nile Virus Confirmed In Texas

Texas state health officials are urging people to take precautions to reduce the risk of contracting West Nile virus, after the state confirmed its first case of the illness for the season.

05/25/2013

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