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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

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Covid-19 digital at-home monitoring support for children and families

As some children begin to return to back to school, parents may feel apprehensive about how to keep their family well while the COVID-19 virus

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CDC tells states to prepare for vaccine Nov. 1, raising red flags from health experts

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The federal government has told states to prepare for a coronavirus vaccine to be ready to distribute by Nov. 1. The timeline

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Alvord ISD closes Tuesday after 2 students test positive | Here are all the Covid-19 cases at local schools

More than 20 school districts in North Texas are returning to in-person classes in August. So far, there have been 16 districts that have reported

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Dallas ISD phasing-in practice for student-athletes, extracurriculars

DALLAS — Dallas ISD announced the phasing-in of athletic conditioning and other UIL activities starting Sept. 8, which is also when online learning begins for

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Can someone get the coronavirus twice?

Can I get the coronavirus twice? It seems possible, though how often it happens isn’t known. Researchers in Hong Kong recently reported evidence of a person who

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How to use ventilation and air filtration to prevent the spread of coronavirus indoors

The vast majority of SARS-CoV-2 transmission occurs indoors, most of it from the inhalation of airborne particles that contain the coronavirus. The best way to prevent the virus

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How visits to Texas nursing homes, assisted-living facilities will work under new coronavirus guidelines

Before the pandemic, Norma Barrientos visited her mother two or three times a week, staying for hours at Skyline Nursing Center, where Mary Sifuentes has