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Davis Elementary School near Dallas shut its doors after finding out that a health care worker who treated one of the nurses infected with the Ebola virus lives at a home with students from the school. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Officials: Keep Schools Open Despite Ebola Scare

Texas Health Commissioner David Lakey urges that children who live with a person being monitored for Ebola should not be excluded from school.

10/19/2014

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Texas Health Workers Receiving Orders To Stay Home

Dozens of health care workers who had contact with the man who died of Ebola in Dallas were asked Thursday to sign legal documents in which they agreed to stay home, as authorities across the nation ramped up efforts to limit the virus’ spread.

10/16/2014

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)

Health Officials: First Case Of Ebola Diagnosed In U.S.

The patient was admitted to a Dallas hospital Monday night with Ebola-like symptoms.

09/30/2014

Houston police say a young girl darted into traffic and was fatally struck by a vehicle. (Getty Images)

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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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

Doctors say while rare, HIV transmission between female partners is possible. (Getty Images)

Rare Case Of Female-To-Female HIV Transmission In Texas

Doctors say other factors unlikely in spread of HIV in this case.

03/14/2014

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