Los Angeles County Supervisors OK Plan To Fight TyphusThe Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a pilot program to combat typhus in homeless encampments following a recent outbreak. The program will include cleaning up streets, offering housing and providing mobile showers, hand sanitizer and flea repellent for those who remain on the streets.
4 New Cases Of Flea-Borne Typhus Reported In WillowbrookWith the four new cases, that brings the number of patients in the county so far this year to 63. Health officials earlier this week told the county Board of Supervisors there were a total of 67 cases in 2017.
Flea-Borne Typhus Outbreak Spreads To Long BeachThe typhus outbreak in Southern California has spread to a third city, and pet owners there have been surprised to hear of the uptick in the flea-borne disease.
Flea-Borne Typhus Epidemic Hits PasadenaThere have been 20 confirmed cases of typhus fever so far this year. The outbreak has also hit downtown L.A.
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.
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.
Typhus Cases On The Rise In Los Angeles CountyThe Burbank Animal Shelter is advising residents to take precautions following a recent rise in confirmed cases of typhus.
Long Beach Residents On Typhus AlertHealth officials Monday warned Long Beach residents about typhus, which is a bacterial disease transmitted by fleas and ticks.
Health Officials Confirm Second Typhus Case In OC This Year Health officials Wednesday confirmed a second case of typhus this year in Orange County.
Officials To Round Up Feral Cats, Reduce Flea Population To Stave Off OC Typhus ThreatVector 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.
Santa Ana Officials Alert Public That Person Has Contracted TyphusA Santa Ana resident has contracted typhus, prompting city officials to alert the community.
Flea-Borne Typhus Reported On The Rise In Orange CountyOrange County health officials say an unusually high number of cases of flea-borne typhus have cropped up recently.