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Local Cases in Texas: A New Front in the Fight Against Zika
Dec 29, 2016 | Chris Mantell

  On December 14th, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) designated Brownsville, Texas as a Zika cautionary zone after the Governor...

Measles Outbreak in Texas
Sep 3, 2013 | Lindsay Denny

A televangelist Megachurch in Texas has been linked to an outbreak of measles. According to local health authorities, at least 21 cases have been...

WNV: Mass. reports second human case; CDC says one of “largest West Nile virus outbreaks ever”
Aug 23, 2012 | Anna Tomasulo

In a special telebriefing on West Nile virus (WNV) in the United States, Dr. Lyle Petersen, director of the Division of Vector-borne Infectious...

Epidemic of West Nile Virus Hits Dallas County
Aug 9, 2012 | Robyn Correll Carlyle

Update: Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins announced that Dallas County is in a State of Emergency due to the West Nile Virus epidemic. The Dallas...

“The Silent Killer”: Chagas Disease
May 9, 2012 | Jane Huston

A little-known but deadly disease is making its presence felt in the southwestern United States. Chagas disease, sometimes called the “silent killer...