The disease has jumped from bats to skunks, officials said.
Forty-two confirmed cases of the highly contagious disease, technically known as pertussis, have been reported in Long Beach this year, the majority of which involve school-age children.
Jack Mulholland is one of a number of students experiencing a gastrointestinal illness after eating food provided by the school.
Ventura health officials Wednesday confirmed the county’s first documented case of hepatitis A associated with a frozen berry blend sold at Costco.
Los Angeles County health officials said the bacterial meningitis that killed a 33-year-old West Hollywood attorney this month isn’t the same form of the illness that has killed several people in New York.
Los Angeles County’s top health official says free meningococcal vaccines will be offered to low-income and uninsured residents following a recent death in West Hollywood.
Spinal Muscular Atrophy is the number one genetic killer of children and infants.
Health officials reported Tuesday that a second Los Angeles County resident has died due to West Nile virus.
Health officials are warning 1,700 Yosemite National Park visitors that they may have been exposed to hantavirus.
The United States’ first case of mad cow disease in six years has been reported in Central California, according to USDA Chief Veterinary Officer John Clifford.
In a story you will only see on CBS2, Patti Davis — Ronald Reagan’s daughter — talks about “Beyond Alzheimer’s,” an Alzheimer’s support group she co-leads at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.
President & CEO of Alzheimer’s Association California Southland Chapter, Susan Galeas, visited the KCAL 9 studios Wednesday to talk about recognizing signs of the deadly disease.
Researchers say that a mysterious skin disorder affecting thousands of Californians is only in their minds.
One journal reports six patients developed “purple-colored patches of necrotic skin on their ears, noses, cheeks and other parts of their body” because of use of the adulterated cocaine.
Officials say there are no confirmed cases in California, but owners have been told to monitor their horses for symptoms.