LA Countywide Outbreak Of Whooping Cough Hits Exclusive Harvard-Westlake HardHarvard-Westlake, which has campuses in Studio City and Beverly Crest, was hit particularly hard, with 30 students coming down with whooping cough since November.
Typhus Outbreak At City Hall Had Attorney Believing 'I Was Going To Die'A typhus outbreak in downtown Los Angeles has officials considering a plan to remove the carpets at City Hall.
Downtown LA Hit With Outbreak Of Flea-Borne TyphusHealth officials say they are investigating several cases of flea-borne typhus, a disease that infected fleas can spread to humans. While the fleas can come from cats, rats, and opossums, pets and animals do not get sick from typhus.
E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Yuma, Ariz.-Grown Lettuce Spreads To CaliforniaAccording to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, 53 people from 16 states have been sickened from chopped Romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Ariz. growing region. No brand has been identified, so no recall has been issued.
System Of Portable Restrooms Considered To Fight Hepatitis A OutbreakA system of portable restrooms will be considered as the latest tool to fight the recent outbreak of hepatitis A among the homeless.
Small School District Hit With 500 Cases Of NorovirusA small school district in Oxnard has been hit with hundreds of cases of norovirus.
Santa Monica School Reopens Monday After Norovirus OutbreakAbout 90 students came down with a gastro-intestinal illness after a trip to Yosemite.
Tests Rule Out Some Insects, Mice As Cause Of Rash Outbreak At OC Elementary SchoolTests done Wednesday ruled out mosquitoes, fleas and mice as the cause of the mysterious rashes.
Mysterious Outbreak Sickens Young Dental Patients In Orange CountySeven kids who were treated for a bacterial infection had something in common: they had the same procedure at an Ahaheim dental clinic.
Pistachio-Linked Salmonella Outbreak Sickens 11 People In 9 StatesA pistachio recall over possible salmonella contamination was expanded after reported illnesses spanning nine states.
E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Chipotle Expands To 6 StatesInvestigators have yet to determine the specific ingredient linked to the illness.
Health Officials: Disneyland-Linked Measles Outbreak Now OverHealth officials Friday said a measles outbreak believed to have started in Southern California and went on to spark a national debate over vaccines and public health is now over.
Disneyland-Linked Measles Outbreak Nearly OverA measles outbreak that began at Disneyland in December is waning.
Measles Outbreak Appears To Be Fading, State Health Officials SayAccording to the California Department of Public Health, only three new cases have been reported in the state since the last week of February, with the most recent reported in Ventura County.
Measles Infections In California Grow To 123The number of measles cases in California has reached 123 in the wake of a December outbreak at Disneyland. The California Department of Public Health released the new figure on Friday.