CreatorsPublishersAdvertisers

Fort Worth, TX Health

Child Dies Of Rare Brain-Eating Ameba Infection Linked To Arlington Splash Pad

ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The City of Arlington revealed Monday, Sept. 27, a young girl died on Sept. 11 of a rare and often fatal infection caused by the Naegleria fowleri ameba after visiting the Don Misenhimer Park splash pad on Sept. 5. A Tarrant County Public Health investigation determined two possible sources for the child’s exposure to water containing N. fowleri: the family’s home in Tarrant County or the Don Misenhimer Park splash pad in Arlington. On Sept. 24, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the presence of active N. fowleri ameba at the splash pad from water samples...
ARLINGTON, TX
Picture for Child Dies Of Rare Brain-Eating Ameba Infection Linked To Arlington Splash Pad

Child dead after infected by rare brain-eating amoeba found at Texas splash pad

A child died after visiting a Texas splash pad and becoming infected with a rare brain-eating amoeba, city officials revealed Monday. Arlington officials said the city and Tarrant County Public Health were notified on Sept. 5 that a child had been hospitalized with primary amebic meningoencephalitis -- a rare and often fatal infection caused by the naegleria fowleri ameba.
TEXAS STATE
Picture for Child dead after infected by rare brain-eating amoeba found at Texas splash pad

Lewisville man dead of COVID-19, DCPH reports

Denton County Public Health Monday confirmed a Lewisville man in his 60s died of COVID-19, making him the 687th such death in the county. The department Monday also confirmed another 665 locals had been infected with the virus that causes COVID-19. That raised the estimated number of locals currently infected...
LEWISVILLE, TX
Picture for Lewisville man dead of COVID-19, DCPH reports
RELATED CHANNELS
RELATED PEOPLE
ABC7 Chicago

Employees sue United Airlines over COVID vaccine mandate

United Airlines is facing two separate lawsuits over its COVID-19 vaccine mandate. One of the two lawsuits was filed in the U.S. District Court in Fort Worth, Texas. In that suit, the employee alleges that their religious exemption was not accommodated. Last week, before the mandate went into effect, six...
FORT WORTH, TX
RELATED CREATORS
fortworthbusiness.com

HSC receives $50 million to rectify health disparities

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced a $50 million award to the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) to lead the coordinating center for the Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Consortium to Advance Health Equity and Researcher Diversity, or AIM-AHEAD, program. HSC will lead the multi-institutional...
FORT WORTH, TX
RELATED PUBLISHERS
dallassun.com

United reports 97% of staff vaccinated against Covid

United Airlines announced that more than 97 percent of its U.S.-based employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This figure does not include those employees who are seeking a medical or religious exemption from vaccinations, United said. Six unvaccinated staff members sued the airline this week because they were were placed...
FORT WORTH, TX
YOU MAY ALSO LIKE