It’s a letter Roald Dahl penned 27 years ago urging parents to vaccinate their children after losing his daughter to measles in the 1960s that is now making headlines.
An LAPD officer is working to raise awareness about a rare disease that killed his wife, who was also an LAPD officer.
Virus-transmitting yellow fever mosquitoes have been found in two Southland cities, vector control officials said Wednesday.
At the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Westwood, the head of infectious disease control acknowledges keeping health workers safe from the virus requires a difficult and complicated protocol.
Local Mother On A Mission To Raise Funds For Ovarian Cancer Research After Losing Daughter To The Disease
Paulinda Babbini calls Robin a dream daughter – student body president, cheerleader, homecoming queen at Pacific Hills High School in West Hollywood. But at 20, she lost her battle with the disease.
It will soon be flu season.
Robin Williams was in the early stages of Parkinson’s Disease when he committed suicide and was sober, according to a statement from the late Oscar-winning actor’s widow.
As West Africa Ebola Outbreak Worsens, KCAL9 Takes A Look Inside SoCal’s ‘Quarantine Center’ For Infectious Disease
Infectious disease specialists took KCAL9’s Serene Branson inside Olive View – UCLA Medical Center in Sylmar – one of the largest isolation units in the Southland dedicated to decontamination.
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.