Officials are spraying for mosquitoes in some areas of northern Baltimore County to help prevent West Nile virus.
For the first time this year, a person in Baltimore County contracts West Nile virus. That person has died, but from unrelated causes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A health warning. The extremely contagious measles virus is back. An outbreak that started at Disneyland is starting to sweep the country.
A hospital in Hagerstown has imposed a quarantine to contain several patients infected with the influenza virus.
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.
The current Ebola outbreak isn’t the only fatal virus out there.
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.