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Covid-19 Cases Back on the Rise Among Local Children

COVID-19 cases are increasing at Cook Children’s Medical Center and across North Texas. As of Oct. 12, the number of patients who have tested positive

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Number of covid-19 symptoms you have could determine how long you’re sick, study says

For some, a coronavirus infection means a pesky cough, low fever and fatigue for a week, but for others, the virus sets up camp and

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Dallas County surpasses 100,000 total coronavirus cases; Denton County adds four more deaths

Dallas County officials reported 624 more COVID-19 cases — all of which the county considers new — and has surpassed 100,000 confirmed and probable cases.

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Some long-haulers face strange lingering symptoms months after COVID infection clears

Some people with the coronavirus experience strange symptoms that linger for months long after a negative test result deems them clear of infection. Doctors are

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First US patient reinfected with covid-19, study says. What does it mean for immunity?

After the first known reinfection in the United States, scientists warn COVID-19 immunity may not be guaranteed. A 25-year-old Nevada man tested positive for the coronavirus six

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Why Cook Children’s is saying ‘no’ to masks with valves

The next time you visit one of our clinics or hospitals, you may notice a slight change to our mask policy. We still require all patients,

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Is voting in-person safe during a pandemic? It can be if you’re careful, experts say

As the Nov. 3 presidential election nears, so too do the concerns surrounding safe voting during a pandemic. The long lines and crowds that usually

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Why getting a flu shot is especially important this year

As COVID-19 continues to be an ever-present concern, we are on the cusp of another more familiar virus that will soon be vying for our

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Pediatrician calls this season’s flu vaccine the most important of our lives

Well…there’s no doubt about it. 2020 is going down in the record books as a real dumpster fire of a year. We have a new

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You had Covid-19. Should you take the vaccine anyway? Scientists search for an answer

Scientists are looking at whether it will be safe to give a COVID-19 vaccine to previously infected individuals, since many of them may not be