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Corey Perry #10 of the Anaheim Ducks skates during the season opener against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Consol Energy Center on October 9, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Ducks’ Perry, Beauchemin Out With Viral Infection

Right wing Corey Perry and defenseman Francois Beauchemin have missed practice with the Anaheim Ducks due to a viral gland infection.

11/11/2014

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Poll: Nearly Half Of Calif. Voters Unfazed By Ebola Threat

More than half of all California voters say they have at least some level of concern about themselves or a family member being exposed to the Ebola virus, according to a poll released Friday.

10/31/2014

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Latest U.S. Ebola Case Raises Fear Of Flying For Some

Concerns over the transmission of the Ebola virus were heightened Wednesday after reports emerged that a second Texas nurse, who was diagnosed with the virus, had flown on a plane.

10/15/2014

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LA County Officials To Train For Potential Spread Of Ebola Virus

Public health officials in Los Angeles County say they are prepared to handle the Ebola virus if it reaches Southern California.

10/15/2014

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Local Health Officials On Alert Due To Ebola Scare

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/13/2014

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Health Worker 2nd In US To Test Positive For Ebola

A Texas health care worker who was in full protective gear while providing hospital care for an Ebola patient who later died has tested positive for the virus and is in stable condition, health officials said Sunday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/12/2014

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Patient At Inglewood Hospital Did Not Meet Criteria For Ebola Virus, Health Officials Say

A patient, who was brought to Centinela Hospital in Inglewood, did not meet the criteria for the Ebola virus, public health officials said Wednesday evening.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/08/2014

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Port Of LA To Step Up Efforts To Ward Off Potential Ebola Cases

The U.S. Coast Guard has stepped up enforcement at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to prevent the Ebola virus from making entry into Southern California.

10/08/2014

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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

Dr. Suzanne Donovan is in Sierra Leone trying to combat the deadly Ebola virus. (credit: CBS)

Only On 9: Malibu Doctor Goes To Africa To Help Combat Ebola Virus

Earlier this month, a Malibu doctor left the comforts of home to travel to Africa to help combat the spreading and deadly Ebola virus.

09/18/2014

Orange County Vector Control spokesperson Robert Cummings discusses mounting fears over the spread of West Nile Virus in the area (credit: CBS)

Concerns Mount Over Spread Of West Nile Virus In Orange County

One homeowner tells KCAL9′s Crystal Cruz she believes she’s discovered a sign of the disease in her Buena Park neighborhood after finding several dead crows in the area.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/08/2014

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OC Officials Turn To Mosquito-Eating Fish To Stem West Nile Threat

As the Southland struggles under drought conditions, officials Thursday gave the public yet another reason not to let water run into the gutter: West Nile Virus.

08/07/2014

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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

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Animal Control Officials Urge People To Vaccinate Dogs Against Parvo After Deadly Outbreak

The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control on Wednesday said there has been a large outbreak of the often-fatal virus with many cases centered in and near the Antelope Valley.

05/07/2014

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Cruise Passengers Return To LA After Norovirus Outbreak

The Crown Princess cruise ship has returned to the Port of Los Angeles after more than 120 passengers caught a gastrointestinal illness.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/12/2014

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