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Officials Spraying For Mosquitoes In Areas Of Baltimore County

Officials are spraying for mosquitoes in some areas of northern Baltimore County to help prevent West Nile virus.

08/27/2015

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Baltimore County Man With West Nile Virus Dies From Unrelated Causes

For the first time this year, a person in Baltimore County contracts West Nile virus. That person has died, but from unrelated causes.

08/26/2015

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Md. Confirms First 2015 Case Of West Nile Virus In State

For the first time this year, a person in the Baltimore area has West Nile virus. Now health officials have issued a warning about mosquito-borne illnesses.

08/18/2015

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West Nile Virus Detected In Mosquitoes In Md.

For the first time this year, mosquitoes in Maryland have tested positive for the West Nile virus. Health officials say more are expected. Now they’re taking action to try and prevent people getting sick.

08/10/2015

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American Doctor Who Survived Ebola Virus Talks About His Experience

An American doctore who was infected with the Ebola virus shares what that experience was like with members of Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.

04/02/2015

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Testing Underway After Possible Measles Case In Baltimore

Testing is underway to determine if a child in Baltimore could have the measles. Right now, she is being quarantined at her home in case she may be contagious.

01/26/2015

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Baltimore City Health Department Investigating Possible Measles Case

It’s the most deadly childhood virus, and it could be right in our area. The Baltimore City Health Department investigates a 12-month-old girl who potentially has the measles.

01/24/2015

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Measles Outbreak That Started In California Expanding

A health warning. The extremely contagious measles virus is back. An outbreak that started at Disneyland is starting to sweep the country.

01/22/2015

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Western Maryland Hospital Imposes Quarantine To Contain Flu

A hospital in Hagerstown has imposed a quarantine to contain several patients infected with the influenza virus.

01/10/2015

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Wife And Son Of Md. Doctor With Ebola Praying For A Miracle

Ebola hits home. The latest victim is a doctor from Maryland working in Africa. His wife and son spoke to WJZ about his journey back to the United States for help.

11/14/2014

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Baltimore-Based Profectus BioSciences Developing Triple Vaccine That Includes Ebola

The current Ebola outbreak isn’t the only fatal virus out there.

11/03/2014

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Dulles Stepping Up Screenings To Keep Ebola Out Of The U.S.

Five of the nation’s airports are stepping up screenings for people flying in from West Africa. One of them, Dulles International, is right here in our region.

10/30/2014

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