Media inflates Zika presence in country

Lack of understanding of virus leads to frenzy, sense of panic The recent spread of the Zika virus has caused the World Health...

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Mayor: Sharing info key to handling Ebola outbreak

Transparency in communication was crucial to confronting the public fear after the first Ebola case in Dallas caught the city’s health officials and...

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Examining Ebola

Students, faculty weigh in on disease outbreak, hospital protocol Dallas County officials decided against declaring a state of disaster in the area, citing...

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University officials: We’re monitoring the outbreak

The recent outbreak of Ebola in Dallas has prompted officials from the national to the local level, including those at UTD, to address...


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Disease Detective

New professor brings experience, stories of disease outbreaks during her time with Center for Disease Control The recent outbreak of Ebola in West...


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