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Climate change may lead to unlikely illnesses in unexpected places, new research suggests.
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June 17, 2019 - 5:52 pm
By Susan Scutti, CNN (CNN) -- Climate change may lead to unlikely illnesses in unexpected places, new research suggests: In the past two years, five cases of Vibrio vulnificus, a flesh-eating bacterial infection spread by handling or eating contaminated seafood, have been tied to Delaware Bay,...
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This 1975 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a group of H3N2 influenza A virus virions.
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March 08, 2019 - 2:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — There's a strong chance this flu season has peaked, but health officials are watching a recent wave of illnesses from a nastier flu strain. Flu was reported to be widespread in 48 states last week, down from 49 the week before, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said...
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Dan Wing
February 06, 2019 - 10:16 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — St. Thomas the Apostle School in Glenn Mills will be closed Friday so officials can clean and disinfect the building after several dozen students and staff members had to stay home sick. The decision comes after 70 students were out sick Tuesday, and almost 60 were...
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FILE - In this April 17, 2018 file photo, a man walks beside Canada's embassy in Havana, Cuba.
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January 30, 2019 - 10:26 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Canada announced Wednesday it is removing up to half of the Canadians at its embassy in Cuba after another diplomat fell mysteriously ill. Canada has confirmed 14 cases of unexplained health problems since early 2017. Twenty-six workers at the U.S. Embassy in Cuba have also been...
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A 13th person in a Camden County pediatric facility has tested positive for adenovirus.
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Andrew Kramer
November 26, 2018 - 4:56 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A 13th case of Adenovirus has been confirmed at the Voorhees Pediatric Facility in Camden County. It's not a deadly strain, but health officials are monitoring the site very closely. "It is not the same strain that was in North Jersey that led to fatalities," said...
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