The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says at least 23 people have been urged to get rabies shots following the disclosure that four patients received organs from an infected donor.
Maryland health officials release new information about a rare case. A man dies of rabies he got through an organ transplant.
State health officials say the season’s first pediatric flu-related death has been confirmed in Maryland.
A new government report is raising more concern over energy drinks. It shows more people are heading to the emergency room after drinking them.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that there has been another death in Maryland from fungal meningitis related to recalled medications.
This year’s flu season is the earliest since 2003-04 and that season was considered severe.
House lawmakers investigating a nationwide outbreak of deadly meningitis have summoned the head of the Food and Drug Administration to testify at the first congressional hearing on the issue next week.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has determined that fungus found in tainted steroid shots matches the one behind the national outbreak. At the same time, a major health institution in Maryland has formulated vital information for treatment.
Nearly 43 percent of American kids who died from the flu were perfectly healthy beforehand – and the healthier kids died faster.
The number of cases linked to a meningitis outbreak continues to rise. Nationwide, four more deaths have been reported since just Tuesday, bringing the total to 19, including one Marylander.
The number of meningitis cases linked to steroid injections for back pain continues to grow in Maryland.
Death rates dropped significantly last year for five out of the 15 leading causes of death in the U.S.