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CDC Probes Mystery Of Rabies Transplant Survivors

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is trying to understand why three of the four people who got organs from a rabies-infected donor in 2011 didn’t develop the disease, the agency’s top rabies expert said Wednesday.

04/03/2013

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4 More Hepatitis C Cases in Maryland Found Related To Infected Worker

The former lab tech accused of exposing hundreds of people to Hepatitis C is now believed to have more victims here in Baltimore.

12/21/2012

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Baltimore City Observes World AIDS Day

AIDS was first recognized 31 years ago. Medical advancements and education has helped in the fight against the disease, but cities like Baltimore are an example that there’s still a long way to go.

12/01/2012

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Md. Reports 16th Case Of Meningitis Linked To Steroid Shot

The number of meningitis cases linked to steroid injections for back pain continues to grow in Maryland.

10/16/2012

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More Than 90 People Sick With Meningitis; Pharmacy Linked To Outbreak Issues Wide Recall

Health officials say they have now confirmed more than 90 cases of a rare fungal meningitis that has been linked to a steroid commonly used to ease back pain.

10/07/2012

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Peanut Butter Recall Includes Major Retailers

A recall of peanut butter and other nut products has some of the country’s largest grocery stores pulling store-brand products off their shelves.

10/02/2012

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CDC Reports Incidents Of Tainted Ricotta Cheese

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says ricotta cheese tainted with listeria bacteria is linked to 14 illnesses and at least one death.

09/12/2012

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CDC Recommends Baby Boomers Get Tested For Hepatitis C

Health alert. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warns millions of Americans have a potentially deadly virus and don’t even know it. Now, they are recommending certain people get tested for Hepatitis C.

08/16/2012

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CDC Study: Rise In Autism Cases In Children Due To Better Diagnosis & Screening

Stunning new numbers are out on the rate of autism in America. It is much more prevalent than previous estimates.

03/29/2012

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21 Deaths Now Linked To Listeria In Cantaloupe

Federal health authorities say a nationwide outbreak of listeria in Colorado cantaloupes is now responsible for 21 deaths and the number may continue to grow.

10/07/2011

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Catonsville Family Suing Farm After Father Dies From Listeria

The Centers for Disease Control reports 84 people have now been infected with listeria linked to cantaloupes from Jensen Farms in Colorado. A Maryland family is suing the farm.

10/01/2011

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Cantaloupe Outbreak Could Be Deadliest In A Decade

Health officials say as many as 16 people have died from possible listeria illnesses traced to Colorado cantaloupes, the deadliest food outbreak in more than a decade.

09/27/2011