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.
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.
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.
The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.
The Virginia Department of Health says statewide surveillance data show that the stomach flu is arriving just in time for the holidays.
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.
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.
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.