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What to Know About Ebola in America

Ebola has arrived in the United States and people are scared. The nation’s top infectious diseases expert said it’s perfectly normal to feel anxious about a disease that kills so fast and is ravaging parts of West Africa.

10/05/2014

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Whooping Cough Outbreak Reported in Montgomery County

A dozen children in Montgomery County have been diagnosed with pertussis, better known as whooping cough, and hundreds more may have been exposed, according to a Montgomery Community Media report.

08/29/2014

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Courts Still Sorting Blame in Hepatitis C Outbreak in Md., 7 Other States

Two years after a cardiac technician was accused of infecting patients with hepatitis C, a handful of patients are still suing Exeter Hospital, which is pursuing its own lawsuit seeking help covering its settlement costs.

07/05/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

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Va. Officials Forecast Arrival of Stomach Bug

The Virginia Department of Health says statewide surveillance data show that the stomach flu is arriving just in time for the holidays.

12/12/2013

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Hepatitis A Linked To Frozen Berries Sickens 87

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says an outbreak of hepatitis A linked to a frozen berry mix sold at Costco has grown to 87 people with illnesses in eight states.

06/12/2013

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CDC: Airline Passenger Didn’t Have Monkeypox

Authorities say passengers aboard a Delta Airlines flight from Detroit were kept from disembarking in Chicago for about three hours after one person was suspected of carrying a disease.

04/26/2012

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Salmonella Outbreak Sickens 90 People In 19 States

Federal health officials are investigating a growing outbreak of salmonella that has sickened 90 people in 19 states and the District of Columbia, according to a Food and Drug Administration memo.

04/03/2012

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