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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.

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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.

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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.

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Small Number Of Children In California Get Strange, New Polio-Like Illness

The symptoms sometimes occur after a mild respiratory illness.

02/23/2014

Paralyzed from the neck down due to a rare neurological condition, Jonathan Williams has beaten the odds by walking. (credit: CBS)

Little Boy Paralyzed By Rare Virus Beats Odds By Walking

Paralyzed from the neck down due to a rare neurological condition, Jonathan Williams has beaten the odds by walking.

01/31/2014

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Fatal Case Of West Nile Reported In San Bernardino County

The County of San Bernardino’s Department of Public Health has reported the first fatal case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in that county in 2013.

10/04/2013

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West Nile Virus Detected In Toluca Lake

Residents in the San Fernando Valley were warned Tuesday about West Nile virus activity detected in Toluca Lake.

09/03/2013

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Cypress Woman Tests Positive For West Nile; 1st OC Case In 2013

A Cypress woman who tested positive for West Nile virus is the first Orange County patient this year, county health officials said Tuesday.

08/06/2013

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West Nile Virus In Dead Birds Found In Arcadia, Covina

Three dead birds collected last week in the San Gabriel Valley have tested postive for West Nile virus, according to officials.

07/10/2013

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OC Woman, 61, Dies Of West Nile Virus; First In County Since ’08

A 61-year-old Orange County woman died last week from West Nile virus, making her the county’s first such fatality since 2008.

12/17/2012

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Health Warning Issued After Chicken In El Segundo Tests Positive For West Nile Virus

Authorities issued a health warning Wednesday after a chicken in El Segundo tested positive for West Nile virus.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/05/2012

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