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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.
Seth Wenig/AP Photo, File
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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Antionette Lee
March 25, 2019 - 7:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The number of suspected mumps outbreaks at Temple University has increased to 99 cases. According to the Philadelphia Department of Public Health, 16 cases are confirmed and 83 are probable cases. 95 cases are in Philadelphia while four are from the surrounding area...
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Rachel Kurland
March 21, 2019 - 4:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Temple University is under a mumps watch. As of Thursday afternoon, cases of the mumps have swelled to 74 in total. Temple University confirmed 15 cases of those cases, while the other 59 are probable. MORE: Mumps on the rise, Temple students petition to temporarily...
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Vials of measles, mumps and rubella vaccine
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Dan Wing
March 20, 2019 - 11:03 am
UPDATED: 4:21 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Cases of the mumps continue to rise at Temple University. The Philadelphia Department of Public Health said there are now a total of 74 cases of the mumps or mumps exposure in the area. Of those 74 cases, 15 are confirmed, while 59 more are probable...
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Wanaque Center For Nursing And Rehabilitation in Haskell, N.J.
Julio Cortez/AP, file
February 27, 2019 - 1:47 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A federal report says a viral outbreak that killed 11 children at a New Jersey nursing home was made worse because those in charge didn't plan for such an outbreak and didn't react fast enough. The Record reports the pediatric medical director of the Wanaque Center for Nursing...
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JBS Tolleson, Inc. is recalling more than 5.1 million pounds of raw beef products that may be tainted with salmonella, the USDA's FSIS said Tuesday. This expands a recall first issued in October as a result of a salmonella outbreak that has made 246 peopl
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December 04, 2018 - 4:46 pm
By Debra Goldschmidt, CNN (CNN) -- JBS Tolleson Inc. is recalling more than 5.1 million pounds of raw beef products that may be tainted with salmonella, the US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said Tuesday. The recalled beef was produced and packaged between July 26...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, health workers walk with a boy suspected as having the Ebola virus at an Ebola treatment centre in Beni, Eastern Congo.
AP Photo/Al-hadji Kudra Maliro, FILE
December 03, 2018 - 5:48 pm
GENEVA (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization said Monday it can fight the deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo despite the withdrawal of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, insisting: "We can cover it." The comments by WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus came in...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, health workers walk with a boy suspected as having the Ebola virus at an Ebola treatment centre in Beni, Eastern Congo.
AP Photo/Al-hadji Kudra Maliro, FILE
November 29, 2018 - 10:33 pm
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Congo's deadly Ebola outbreak is now the second largest in history, behind the devastating West Africa outbreak that killed thousands a few years ago, the World Health Organization said Thursday. WHO's emergencies chief, Dr. Peter Salama, called it a "sad toll" as Congo's health...
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Scientist Karen Xavier holds a petri dish containing a stool sample of small bacteria colonies in Denver.
AP Photo/P. Solomon Banda
April 26, 2018 - 5:04 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Disease hunters are using genetic sequencing in their investigation of the ongoing food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, a technique that is revolutionizing the detection of germs in food. The genetic analysis is being used to bolster investigations and — in some cases...
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