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.
President Barack Obama expressed confidence about the ability to contain Ebola in the U.S., taking special note of the ongoing recovery of two nurses who contracted the disease and of others who were declared Ebola free after being exposed to the deadly virus.
The race to find an Ebola vaccine is now lining up volunteers here in Baltimore.
Gov. Martin O’Malley joined with some of the state’s top health officials to talk about how Maryland is responding and preparing for any possible cases of the Ebola virus.
New Ebola screening procedures go into effect at Washington’s Dulles Airport and three other major airports.
More than 4,000 people have now died in the worst Ebola outbreak in history, and officials with the United Nations say the number of cases is doubling every three to four weeks in West Africa. Now the first human trials of an Ebola vaccine are underway.