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Health Dept. Issues Typhus Warning For Manhattan Beach

A typhus outbreak in the South Bay has prompted the Los Angeles County Heath Department to issue a warning to residents about interacting with feral cats.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/19/2013

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Typhus Cases On The Rise In Los Angeles County

The Burbank Animal Shelter is advising residents to take precautions following a recent rise in confirmed cases of typhus.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/24/2012

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Long Beach Residents On Typhus Alert

Health officials Monday warned Long Beach residents about typhus, which is a bacterial disease transmitted by fleas and ticks.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/13/2012

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Health Officials Confirm Second Typhus Case In OC This Year

Health officials Wednesday confirmed a second case of typhus this year in Orange County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/30/2012

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Officials To Round Up Feral Cats, Reduce Flea Population To Stave Off OC Typhus Threat

Vector control officials plan to try Tuesday to corral feral cats living on the campuses of two Santa Ana schools in an effort to reduce the flea population and stave off the spread of typhus, a potentially deadly disease.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/29/2012

Part of the flyer Orange County officials have released to alert the public to a possible typhus outbreak. (credit: Orange County Vector Control)

Santa Ana Officials Alert Public That Person Has Contracted Typhus

A Santa Ana resident has contracted typhus, prompting city officials to alert the community.


Flea-borne typhus is on the rise in Orange County. (credit: AP)

Flea-Borne Typhus Reported On The Rise In Orange County

Orange County health officials say an unusually high number of cases of flea-borne typhus have cropped up recently.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/14/2011