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  1. On Native GroundABOUT Those Glimmers: Things are Still LousyRead the original story

    6 min ago | American Reporter

    About six months before the H1N1 'swine flu' virus broke out, an immigrant from Bangladesh began selling food on the streets of Mexico City. Shortly before his own death, the food vendor was visited by his brother, who became ill and returned to Bangladesh .

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  2. Flu hospitalizations of elderly hit record high, CDC saysRead the original story

    18 min ago | KDWN

    ... with flu-related illness this flu season. That's roughly 86,000, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It's the highest level seen since the government started tracking the statistic in the 2005-2006 flu season. The previous ...

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  3. Measles cases in California still climbingRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | TheBostonChannel.com

    ... Measles starts with a fever, runny nose, cough, red eyes and sore throat, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. The disease outbreak became apparent when visitors reported coming down with measles after visiting the park from December ...

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  4. 94 Cases of Measles in the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    A measles outbreak has health officials concerned. Ninety four people across several states have become infected since January 1; a shocking number for the first 30 days of the year.

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  5. The plague kills dozensRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | CNN

    ... is easily treatable with antibiotics if diagnosed early and properly. (Photo by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/Getty Images) At least 119 cases were confirmed by late last year, including 40 deaths, the World Health Organization said in ...

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  6. Eric Olson: Keep measles from weaseling into countyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Chronicle

    Dr. Christine Weis knows there are people living in the area who refuse to vaccinate their children. She's had them as patients.

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  7. CDC says measles vaccination is key to preventionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    According to the Centers for Disease Control, there are now nearly 100 cases of measles in more than a dozen states. The majority of cases is linked to the outbreak originating at Disney Land in California.

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  8. Study: Rates of Oral HPV Infection Increase with Age; The Center for...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PRWeb

    Study: Rates of Oral HPV Infection Increase with Age; The Center for the Biology of Chronic Disease Reviews the Study Understanding the role of oral HPV in men will help doctors identify men at high-risk of developing HPV-related oropharyngeal cancer, according to a study published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research on January 9, 2015. The CBCD recommends two natural remedies shown to reduce HPV symptoms.

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  9. Elderly hit hard by flu seasonRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Inter-Mountain

    New evidence indicates this has been a particularly bad flu season, as the Centers for Disease control reports flu-related hospitalizations of the elderly are at the highest rate since the government started tracking that information nine years ago.

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  10. Measles OutbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KAUZ

    ... measles vaccine. Especially, since there is an outbreak going on right now. The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention said this outbreak has infected 84 people from 14 states and it keeps spreading. "It spreads like wildfire and there's no way ...

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  11. How bad data fed the Ebola epidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Crofs Blogs

    ... death is not a good way to encourage them to seek care. Both the W.H.O. and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention misjudged how the disease would evolve. Initially slow to appreciate the severity of the outbreak, the W.H.O. and the C.D.C. ...

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  12. Measles outbreak looks unlikely for TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Chron

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed 94 cases of measles in eight states since the beginning of this year. At least 67 of the cases have ties to an outbreak at Disneyland in California.

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  13. Health agencies elect not to mention possible Ebola caseRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    When state and county health officials spoke to KCRA 3 and other media outlets this week about a possible case of Ebola at UC Davis Medical Center, they chose not to mention that a second patient -- at Kaiser South -- was also being tested. The public finally learned that a second person was being tested after news media heard of the patient and started asking questions.

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  14. U-Va. issues warning following mumps caseRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WTVR Richmond

    The University of Virginia has issued an alert to students, following a confirmed case of the mumps on the campus. According to WCAV , university officials say there are four other suspected cases currently, but they're awaiting final test results for confirmation.

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  15. Flu hospitalizations of elderly hit record highRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    This 2011 image provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows an H3N2 influenza virus _ the same type of flu that's responsible for most flu illnesses this winter. A new study shows that this year's flu vaccine is only 23 percent effective, mainly because it isn't well matched to the H3N2 strain that's spread across the country.

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  16. Dad to school: Ban kids who havena t been immunizedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WWLP

    ... having that outbreak in the first place," Carl Krawitt said. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , there have been 84 cases of measles reported in January, most of them linked to an outbreak at Disneyland. CDC officials ...

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  17. UVA Alerts Students of Mumps on GroundsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NBC29

    This message is to alert you that there have been one confirmed and four suspected cases of mumps diagnosed at Student Health. Final test results are pending, and we do not have confirmation that the disease is actually circulating.

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  18. More than 100 cases of measles now confirmed in USRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    ... to closely monitor the outbreak. Earnest's comments came one day after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urged Americans to get vaccinated for measles. Measles was officially declared eliminated in the United States in 2000 after ...

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  19. Measles Cases Mount; White House Urges VaccinationsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Voice of America

    ... other states have also reported measles cases believed linked to Disneyland. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine is 97 percent effective in preventing measles. A significant number of American ...

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  20. Immunization advocate: AZ's measles outbreak a wake-up callRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KTAR

    ... had a high rate of exemptions compared to other states, shown in a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. According to the study, 3.9 percent of Arizona's kindergartners were exempt from vaccination for non-medical reasons in the ...

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