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Sentinel School Zone - Orlando SentinelThe start of the new school year is just around the corner in Seminole County, and part of the preparation fo the return to classes may include getting immunizations. The Seminole County Health Department is reminding parents that a slew of shots are...
A 26-year-old woman infected with Hepatitis C virus, arrested in Colorado on charges of stealing syringes and pain medication from operating rooms--and suspected of spreading the virus to 10 patients there--has now caused a scare at Northern Westchester...
wpix.comMore than two dozen people treated at one doctor's office in New Jersey have been diagnosed with hepatitis B. Now, state health officials are urging several thousand of his other patients to get tested for the blood borne disease. State officials are...
(WGN-AM)- For a second day, hepatitis A vaccinations will be administered at no charge in Rock Island today for anyone who may have consumed food or beverages at the McDonald's Restaurant in Milan, Ill., for two periods in July when a food service...
Tags: Illinois, Career and Workplace, Vaccines, Abdominal Pain, WGN
(WGN-AM)- Authorities in northwestern Illinois are trying to figure out why a case of hepatitis A in a McDonald's food handler went unreported for more than three weeks. An estimated 10,000 people who ate at a McDonald's in Milan are being urged to get...
Tags: Health, Career and Workplace, WGN, McDonald's, Restaurants
Associated PressWASHINGTON -- A new strain of the virus that causes AIDS has been discovered in a woman from the African nation of Cameroon. It differs from the three known strains of human immunodeficiency virus and appears to be closely related to a form of simian...
Associated PressWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Police were looking into possible criminal charges against a nurse at a South Florida hospital where officials say she may have exposed more than 1,800 patients to HIV and hepatitis by reusing medical supplies. Officials at...
Tags: Lawyers, Medical Procedures and Tests, HIV, Health, Crimes
KTLA NewsLOS ANGELES -- Singer Natalie Cole, who received a kidney transplant last month on the same day her sister died of cancer, thanked her fans Tuesday for their support and said she will make her first post-surgery performance at the Hollywood Bowl on Sept....
Dr. Robert M. Chanock, a virologist who made a remarkable series of discoveries about respiratory viruses in the 1960s and 1970s, including the isolation of the deadly respiratory syncytial virus and four para- influenza viruses, died Aug. 4 at a...
Tags: Allergies, Health, Johns Hopkins University, Common Cold, Flu
Booster ShotsThe high incidence of hepatitis C infections among drug abusers may be due in part to the use of syringes with detachable needles, which are more likely to transfer viable viruses from one user to the next, Yale University researchers......
Booster ShotsAnimal studies are typically a key step in the scientific process, but some illnesses are especially challenging to study in this manner. For example, the liver diseases hepatitis B and hepatitis C can infect only humans and chimpanzees. Scientists also.....
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