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Experts Fear Outbreak As Polio-Like Enterovirus Strikes Children Across Country

Experts fear an outbreak as children across the country are being attacked by the rare, p0lio-like Enterovirus, right as flu season is set to begin.

09/29/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

Orange County is leading the nation in new cases of the measles. (credit: CBS)

Health Watch: OC Leading Nation In New Cases Of Measles

Concern is growing, and rapidly, about the outbreak.

03/26/2014

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OC Health Officials Warn Of Measles Outbreak

The Orange County Health Department held an emergency meeting Tuesday in response to an outbreak of measles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/25/2014

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Norovirus Confirmed As Cause Of Illnesses At Las Vegas Youth Football Tourney

An outbreak that sent about 28 people to the emergency room during a youth football tournament in Las Vegas was caused by norovirus, health officials said Monday.

12/02/2013

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6 Cases Of Hepatitis A In Calif. Linked To Frozen Berries Sold At Costco

Officials with the California Department of Public Health say at least six cases of Hepatitis A in California re linked to frozen berries sold at Costco.

05/31/2013

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Following Death Of WeHo Man, Healthcare Group To Offer Free Meningitis Vaccinations

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Sunday announced that they will provide free meningitis vaccines for anyone who believes they have been exposed or anyone who thinks they are at risk.

04/13/2013

The feds are screening people who may have been exposed to a drug-resistant tuberculosis. (credit: CBS)

Health Official: Angelenos Not At Risk To Downtown TB Outbreak

Angelenos are not in danger in the wake of a tuberculosis outbreak on Skid Row, according to the top county health official.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/26/2013

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LA Cops Reminded To Wear Masks In Downtown TB Area

Los Angeles police officers are being reminded to use face masks and to wash their hands frequently when dealing with sick people following an outbreak of tuberculosis in downtown’s Skid Row.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/25/2013

The feds are screening people who may have been exposed to a drug-resistant tuberculosis. (credit: CBS)

Thousands May Have Been Exposed To Deadly TB Epidemic Downtown

The feds are descending on downtown LA to combat what they say might be a dangerous outbreak of a drug-resistant strain of tuberculosis.

02/21/2013

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Norovirus Outbreak Reported At Oak Park Middle School

Oak Park Unified School District officials are reporting a norovirus outbreak at Medea Creek Middle School, Ventura County Public Health announced Monday.

10/15/2012

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Officials Warn West Nile Virus ‘Endemic’ In LA County

This year’s West Nile outbreak is on pace to become the biggest on record since the disease first was first recorded in the U.S. in 1999.

08/29/2012

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Fatal Herpes Virus Kills Horses In 4 States; California On Alert

Officials say there are no confirmed cases in California, but owners have been told to monitor their horses for symptoms.

05/17/2011

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Legionnaires’ Disease Possibly Linked To Playboy Mansion Outbreak

Health officials say Legionella bacteria, which causes Legionnaires’ disease, was behind the outbreak in February.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/01/2011

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Pontiac Fever Suspected In Playboy Mansion Outbreak

Officials from the Centers for Disease Control say the outbreak is likely a milder form of Legionnaires’ disease known as Pontiac fever.

02/15/2011

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