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Hidden Threat: The Kissing Bug and Chagas Disease

Hidden Threat: The Kissing Bug and Chagas Disease

State health officials tell NBC 5 Investigates The Kissing Bug has infected at least a dozen Texans with a parasite that causes Chagas disease, a disease typically found in the tropics. Read More

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Tuesday, Nov 17, 2015
Hundreds of Texas Dogs Infected With Deadly Parasite

Hundreds of Texas Dogs Infected With Deadly Parasite

An NBC 5 investigation found hundreds of dogs in Texas are infected with the deadly parasite that causes Chagas disease. Read More

Monday, Nov 23, 2015
Only New Donors Tested for Chagas Disease

Only New Donors Tested for Chagas Disease

An NBC 5 investigation is raising new questions about the safety of the donated blood supply in Texas. Read More

Tuesday, Nov 24, 2015
Identifying Kissing Bugs From Similar Bugs

Identifying Kissing Bugs From Similar Bugs

Following NBC 5 Investigates' recent series of reports on Hidden Threat: The Kissing Bug, researchers at Texas A&M University in College Station have been inundated with hundreds of photographs and samples of bugs needing... Read More

Monday, Feb 22, 2016
Kissing Bug Victim Reminds North Texans Threat is Here

Kissing Bug Victim Reminds North Texans Threat is Here

The mosquito-borne Zika virus has been making headlines, but a woman recently bitten by a Kissing Bug spurs a warning for another tropical disease now being found in North Texas. Read More

Awards

2015

Lone Star Emmy Awards, Lone Star Chapter
Investigative Report Single Story: “Injured Heroes, Broken Promises”
Military: “Injured Heroes, Broken Promises”
Education/Schools: “The Texas High School Helmet Tracker”

The RTDNA Gannett Foundation
Al Neuharth Award for Investigative Journalism: “Injured Heroes, Broken Promises”

National Edward R. Murrow Award
Investigative Reporting
"Injured Heroes, Broken Promises"

National Edward R. Murrow Award
Continuing Coverage
"Fire in the Attic"

National Edward R. Murrow Award
News Series
"Injured Heroes, Broken Promises"

First Amendment Awards: Multimedia Project,
Society of Professional Journalists, Fort Worth Chapter
"Injured Heroes, Broken Promises"

First Amendment Awards: Best Investigation, Broadcast Large Market
Society of Professional Journalists, Fort Worth Chapter
"Injured Heroes, Broken Promises"

Texas AP Broadcasters Award: Best Investigation
"Injured Heroes, Broken Promises"

See all awards won by NBC 5 Investigates here.

 

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