wjz-13 all-news-99-1-wnew 1057-the-fan 1300logo2_67x35
FIRST WARNING WEATHER: Severe Thunderstorm Warning Current Conditions | Radar | Video Forecast

Outbreak

measles

Spike In Measles Cases Nationwide Hits 20-Year High

Measles outbreak. A health warning nationwide, as cases hit a 20-year high. Federal health officials trace the spike back to people who don’t get vaccinated and then travel overseas.

05/29/2014

(Photo Credit: Fabrice Coffrini/ Getty Images)

The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

David Kwiatkowski

More Lawsuits Over Hepatitis C Outbreak Settled

More than two-thirds of the patients who sued Exeter Hospital after a traveling medical technician infected them with hepatitis C have settled their cases, according to a hospital attorney.

05/02/2014

David Kwiatkowski

N.H. Hospital Sues Man For Hepatitis C Outbreak, Which Impacted Md.

The New Hampshire hospital that underwent a hepatitis C outbreak last year is suing the traveling technician charged with infecting the patients and the organizations that it says had a role in getting him to work there.

11/22/2013

David Kwiatkowski

Tech Pleads Guilty For Multistate Hepatitis C Outbreak That Includes Md.

A traveling hospital technician accused of causing a multistate outbreak of hepatitis C last year pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal drug charges in New Hampshire under an agreement that calls for him to serve 30 to 40 years in prison.

08/14/2013

BARCS

BARCS To Suspend Dog Intake For 3 Weeks Due To Outbreak

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.

05/28/2013

wjzlogo

Concern Over Possible Gypsy Moth Outbreak In Md.

Maryland officials are concerned about a possible gypsy moth outbreak in parts of the state.

05/11/2013

David Kwiatkowski

Tech Charged In Hep C Outbreak Seeks Trial Delay

A former hospital technician charged with stealing drugs and infecting patients with hepatitis C wants his trial delayed until at least next April, in part because the public defenders representing him say federal budget cuts will force them to take more than a dozen days off in the coming months.

04/11/2013

pizza

Tainted Pizza Recalled At More Than A Dozen Harford Co. Schools

Harford County public schools have told parents that food served in the cafeterias of more than a dozen schools was recalled because of possible E. coli contamination.

04/05/2013

David Kwiatkowski

Loopholes Allowed Health Care Worker To Transmit Hepatitis C To Patients

He’s accused of exposing nearly 2,000 patients to hepatitis, including several in Maryland. Now a new report details how a healthcare worker lied to keep working at hospitals in eight different states.

03/21/2013

David Kwiatkowski

Hepatitis C Report Finds Gaps In Regulations: Maryland Urges Better Licensing

Changes are likely coming after authorities find a former Maryland hospital worker infects almost half a dozen patients in the state with hepatitis C.

03/20/2013

(credit: Thinkstock)

Feds Indict 4 In Peanut Butter Salmonella Outbreak

Nine people died from tainted peanut butter that may have been intentionally shipped.

02/26/2013

more