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Air travel.
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Mike Dougherty
June 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Summer travel season is about to kick into high gear, and with measles going around, the Center for Disease Control says it's as important as ever to take appropriate precautions. Yes, some of this might seem like common sense, but Dr. Gary Brunette with the CDC says...
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Aldi Flour Recall
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May 25, 2019 - 12:52 pm
By Amir Vera, CNN (CNN) -- The discount supermarket chain Aldi recalled 5-pound bags of its Baker's Corner All-Purpose Flour on Thursday because they may be contaminated with E. coli. Seventeen people have been reported being sick in eight states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and...
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Delivery
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Hadas Kuznits
May 09, 2019 - 2:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new report released this week by the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention found that three out of five pregnancy-related deaths in America are preventable. Jefferson University Hospital maternal-fetal medicine specialist Dr. Jason Baxter, who also serves on...
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Vials of measles, mumps and rubella vaccine
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Dan Wing
April 30, 2019 - 11:41 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The CDC says new measles cases have hit a 25-year high. There were 78 new cases reported last week, bringing the 2019 total to 704 cases. Health officials also warn that just because someone has been vaccinated, they may not be safe. They emphasize the importance of...
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In this March 27, 2019 file photo, signs about measles and the measles vaccine are displayed at the Rockland County Health Department in Pomona, N.Y.
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April 29, 2019 - 11:37 am
By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Measles continues to spread in the United States, with more 704 cases reported so far this year in 22 states. U.S. health officials on Monday updated the national tally. It has already eclipsed the total for any full year since 1994, when 963 cases...
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pre cut melon
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April 25, 2019 - 12:44 pm
By Lauren M. Johnson (CNN) -- A salmonella outbreak linked to precut melon has affected 117 people in 10 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. The CDC and the Food and Drug Administration say the likely source of the outbreak is Caito Foods LLC in Illinois, but the...
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kissing bug
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Dan Wing
April 24, 2019 - 10:48 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed that a bug with a bite that can lead to serious cardiac and gastrointestinal complications, or even death if the person bitten goes without treatment, has been found in Delaware. A family in Kent County...
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Tim Jimenez
April 24, 2019 - 8:41 am
RADNOR TWP., Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Radnor Township School Board just approved a plan to push back the start time at Radnor High School. The changes will go into effect in the 2019-2020 school year, when the day will start at 8:30 a.m. This new start time is 55 minutes later than the current...
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A doctor demonstrates how an infant can die due to unsafe sleeping practices.
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April 22, 2019 - 7:42 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Accidental suffocation is a leading cause of injury deaths in U.S. infants and common scenarios involve blankets, bed-sharing with parents and other unsafe sleep practices, an analysis of government data found. These deaths "are entirely preventable. That's the most important point...
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lunchmeat
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Tim Jimenez
April 18, 2019 - 7:25 am
UPDATED 10:40 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The CDC is investigating a series of listeria cases linked to deli meats and cheeses, and a few people in Pennsylvania and New Jersey have gotten sick. The CDC says eight people in four states have been hospitalized due to listeria, a foodborne...
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