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Fort Detrick Lab To Study Ebola Treatment

Researchers at the Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) at Fort Detrick are planning a study on an experimental drug that was given to two American aid workers to treat the Ebola virus.

08/14/2014

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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

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300 Vials Labeled Influenza, Dengue Found At Bethesda Lab

The same federal scientist who recently found forgotten samples of smallpox at a federal lab also uncovered over 300 additional vials, many bearing the names of highly contagious viruses and bacteria.

07/17/2014

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Puppies Rescued From Horrible Living Conditions In The City Battle Deadly Virus

Two dogs rescued from horrible living conditions in the basement of a city home are now battling a deadly virus. The dogs are part of one of the largest rescue operations the Maryland SPCA has seen this year.

05/21/2014

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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

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Stomach Bug Spike May Be Linked To Local Restaurants In Harford County

A spike in gastrointestinal illness may be linked to local restaurants in Harford County. Dozens of people have gotten sick.

03/17/2014

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Health Experts Say Flu Shot Is The Best Shot Against Spiking Virus In Md.

The number of flu cases in Maryland is ramping up. Clinics and emergency rooms are starting to see a spike in the number of people feeling the effects of flu-like symptoms.

01/06/2014

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FBI Investigates CryptoLocker Virus

A new computer virus is threatening to not only wipe out your computer files but empty out your wallet.

11/16/2013

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West Nile Virus Confirmed In 3 Md. Adults

Confirmed cases of a deadly disease. Health officials are reporting new cases of West Nile virus have been discovered around Baltimore.

08/23/2013

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Study: Ebola Treatment Grown In Tobbaco Shows Promise

A new study authored by Army scientists at Fort Detrick reports that a treatment grown in tobacco plants cured three of seven monkeys that developed symptoms from the deadly Ebola virus.

08/22/2013

rabies

2 Cats & A Fox Test Positive For Rabies In Baltimore City

A rabies warning, as rabid animals found in three Baltimore City neighborhoods. And this time, it isn’t just wild animals being infected.

06/28/2013

Pot Spring Elementary School

Norovirus Sickens More Than 200 Students, Staff At Pot Spring Elementary

We now know what caused more than 200 Baltimore County students to miss school last week.

05/24/2013

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