Texas officials confirm one case of the rare monkeypox virus in an individual who traveled from Nigeria to Dallas. He is now in a stable condition but the CDC begins contact tracing for passengers who were on the same flights as the individual.
Local authorities in the state of Texas on Saturday have already lifted the water warning against a dangerous brain-eating amoeba in its tap waters - for the entire state except for one community near Houston.
New York City, once the world's epicenter for the coronavirus, is currently preparing for the anticipated second wave of infections. Moreover, they are taking what they've learned and are sharing it with other states going through the same thing, namely Florida, California, and Texas.
Check out this small but terrible sea creature known as the 'blue dragon.' Several have washed up on the shore at Padre Island National Seashore in Texas. Although measuring just 3 cm, the blue dragon can deliver a sting more painful than a man-o-war.
No one was hoping for it, but residents at Tarrant County in Texas are now at hazard for the West Nile Virus as health officials confirm a mosquito positive for the virus, the first for this year. Locals are now advised to take extra caution when going out by using repellants and putting on long pants and sleeves. Click the link to watch a video explaining the West Nile Virus.