Disease Outbreaks

San Diego increases homeless citations in hepatitis outbreak

Sep 28, 2017

The city of San Diego has cleared a downtown street where hundreds of homeless people regularly camp during ongoing efforts to sanitize neighborhoods to control the spread of hepatitis A

Algae on river flowing into Lake Erie prompts warning

Sep 22, 2017

Health officials in Ohio are telling some people not to swim in the river that flows through Toledo because of an algae outbreak

Greece makes measles vaccination appeal amid European spike

Sep 22, 2017

Health authorities in Greece have issued a public appeal to participate in vaccination and booster shot programs following a spike in measles cases in the country amid an outbreak in Europe

Michigan official faces key hearing in Flint water case

Sep 21, 2017

A former Michigan health official says he started asking questions about bacteria in Flint's water supply a year before the state publicly acknowledged an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease

The Latest: Doctor says official dismissive of Legionnaires'

Sep 21, 2017

A doctor hired by the state to investigate an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in the Flint area says Michigan's health director was dismissive at times

Lawyers trade jabs as meningitis outbreak murder trial opens

Sep 19, 2017

An attorney for a Massachusetts pharmacist charged in a deadly meningitis outbreak has urged jurors not to be swayed by their emotions while prosecutors say the man's actions demonstrated a "shocking disregard" for human life

The Latest: Lawyer: Pharmacist didn't contaminate the drugs

Sep 19, 2017

The attorney for a pharmacist charged in a deadly meningitis outbreak traced to tainted steroids says there is no evidence the man caused the drugs to become contaminated

Pharmacist in deadly meningitis outbreak heading to trial

Sep 17, 2017

A Massachusetts pharmacist who oversaw the rooms where tainted drugs that caused a deadly meningitis outbreak were made is heading to trial this week

Child heart patients treated for surgical infection

Sep 12, 2017

At least a dozen children who had heart surgery at Children's Hospital in New Orleans over the summer have infected incisions, apparently from contaminated equipment

Brazil declares end to yellow fever outbreak that killed 261

Sep 6, 2017

Brazil's Health Ministry has declared an end to a yellow fever outbreak that killed more 250 people over the past nine months

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