Before you take your next flight, you may want to take along a little extra hand sanitizer. New research shows bacteria can hang around on airplane surfaces for more than a week.
Spread by the deer tick, Lyme disease is a lot more common than thought. Maryland is one of 13 states with the highest rates of infection.
An outbreak of respiratory infections forces a local animal rescue shelter to stop accepting unwanted or abused dogs.
Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS) says it will temporarily suspend intake of dogs, due to an outbreak of respiratory infections among the shelter’s canine population.
Public health agencies in five states are assessing the rabies risk for hundreds of people who may have had close contact with an infected organ donor and four transplant recipients, one of whom died, officials said Saturday.
The former lab tech accused of exposing hundreds of people to Hepatitis C is now believed to have more victims here in Baltimore.
David Kwiatkowski says he’s not guilty. But if convicted, the medical technician who allegedly infected dozens of people with Hepatitis C could face decades in prison.
Health officials shut down a cosmetic surgery center after a bacterial outbreak killed one woman and hospitalized two others. But there are still concerns and questions.
A deadly infection shut down a Timonium cosmetic surgery center. Three people were sickened, one of them fatally, after undergoing a liposuction procedure. Now her family is speaking out to WJZ.
The West Nile virus claims its first life in Maryland this year and federal health officials warn this could be the worst summer ever for the disease.
Health scare at a local college. The University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) is warning its students and staff of possible tuberculosis on campus.
A rash of E. coli infections has prompted state officials to close a central Pennsylvania lake to recreational activities.