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May 1, 2018 2:55 PM Hospital warns 2,600 ER patients to test for Hepatitis C

The patients may have been exposed to the virus though a nurse who has admitted to stealing narcotics. (iStock) PUYALLUP, Wash. – A hospital near Tacoma is issuing a Hepatitis C warning for 2,600 emergency room patients. MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital in Puyallup says it notified patients treated in its ER from August 4, 2017, to March 23, 2018 that they should 1325

March 22, 2018 10:59 AM Denmark to build wild boar fence on German border

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark said Thursday it will build a 70 kilometer (43.5 mile) fence on its German border to keep out wild boars that can carry the deadly infection African swine fewer to farm pigs and threaten the country’s large pork industry. While no case has yet been detected in Denmark, the spread of the disease in eastern Europe is causing 97

March 15, 2018 12:18 PM Travelers at Newark airport may have been exposed to measles

New Jersey health officials are warning travelers at Newark Liberty International Airport that they may have been exposed to the measles virus. The state Department of Health says a young child carrying the disease arrived in the airport Monday from Brussels and later departed for Memphis. Health officials warn people could develop symptoms as late as April 66

March 12, 2018 3:53 PM Mexico reports two outbreaks of highly pathogenic H7N3 bird flu: OIE

PARIS (Reuters) - Mexico reported two outbreaks of highly pathogenic H7N3 bird flu virus in the central part of the country, of which one at chicken farm, the World Organisation for Animal Health said on Monday, citing a Mexican agriculture ministry report. The virus killed 1,380 birds at a rural farm with 1,900 approximately-80-weeks-old Rhode Island 109

March 8, 2018 12:15 AM What are mumps? Signs and symptoms of the contagious virus

Health officials are warning thousands of people who attended a national cheerleading competition in Texas last month to be on the lookout for signs and symptoms of mumps. A person with the virus attended the National Cheerleaders Association All-Star National Championship in Fort Worth, which drew crowds from 39 states, between Feb. 23 and Feb. 25. Anyone 264

March 5, 2018 10:45 AM Bulgaria reports outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria has reported an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu virus on a farm in the northeastern district of Dobrich, the national food safety agency said on Monday. The virus, found on a farm in the town of General Toshevo, located near the border with Romania, would lead to the death of 140,000 birds, the agency said. “A three-kilometer 120

March 1, 2018 7:47 PM Brazil yellow fever cases on track to surpass last outbreak

Brazil has confirmed 723 cases of yellow fever, putting the current outbreak on track to surpass the previous, unusually large one. The Health Ministry said Thursday that 237 people have died from the disease. During the same period in the 2016-2017 outbreak, Brazil recorded 576 infections and 184 deaths. For nearly a decade before that, Brazil never 115

February 25, 2018 1:28 PM Tourist infected with measles went to New York art museum, area hotels, health officials say

An Australian tourist infected with measles visited several locations in New York City, included the famed Metropolitan Museum of Art, before seeking treatment, health officials warned Saturday. The New York State Department of Health said in a news release the sightseer was visiting between Feb. 16 and Feb. 21 and stayed at several hotels in the greater-New 181

February 22, 2018 10:37 PM Missing CDC employee left work sick 10 days ago, hasn't been seen since, police say

Police are asking the public for help finding a missing Centers for Disease Control and Prevention employee who went home sick 10 days ago and hasn't been seen or heard from since. Timothy Cunningham, 35, went to work on Feb. 12 and left sick, the Atlanta Police Department said. Cunningham, who studied at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health 74

February 16, 2018 5:28 PM Malicious cyber activity cost U.S. up to $109 billion in 2016: White House report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Malicious cyber activity cost the U.S. economy between $57 billion and $109 billion in 2016, the White House Council of Economic Advisers estimated in a report on Friday. The report quoted the U.S. intelligence community as saying the main foreign culprits responsible for much cyber activity against U.S. targets are Russia, China 62