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At Least 3 Montgomery Co. Students Confirmed To Have Whooping Cough

There is an apparent outbreak of whooping cough at Montgomery County Public Schools.

08/30/2014

ebola

1st Human Trials With Ebola Vaccine To Begin Next Week In Maryland

The Ebola virus is killing people in Western Africa even faster than before. It could affect more than 20,000 people before the epidemic is over.

08/28/2014

Tracy CDC

Md. Organizations Holding Ebola Awareness And Donation Drive

The Ebola death toll is nearing 1,000. It is the deadliest and largest documented outbreak of the virus.

08/07/2014

Dr Khan

Md. Family: Doctor Who Died Of Ebola Declared National Hero In Sierra Leone

The Maryland family of a doctor who died of ebola in Africa came together to remember his life and work to help others.

08/04/2014

ebola

Md. Medical Facilities Taking Precautions As Ebola-Stricken Arrive In U.S.

Out of control. World health experts say the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is moving faster than efforts to control it.

08/01/2014

ebola

Md. Health Department Working With CDC To Spot, Respond To Imported Ebola

With more than 700 people dead from the Ebola virus in West Africa, fears are running rampant of the virus spreading globally. The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is siding on caution.

08/01/2014

nathaniel dennis

Brother Of Md. Man Who Died In Liberia Remembers Final Words

Global crisis. Several African nations declare public health emergencies as the deadly Ebola outbreak spreads. It’s the largest outbreak on record, killing 729 people.

07/31/2014

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

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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

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