Blood-Sucking 'Kissing Bug' Bites Delaware Girl; CDC Says They Are In Maryland TooIt’s called the “kissing bug.” It’s a blood-sucking insect that attacks humans, often biting them in the face. Centers For Disease Control officials say they have documented the very first case in Delaware.
US Measles Cases At Second Highest Since Disease Was Eliminated In 2000A total of 387 individual cases of measles have been confirmed in 15 states from January 1 to March 28, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Contaminated Ground Beef That Made Over 400 People Ill Could Still Be In Your Freezer, CDC WarnsAn outbreak of salmonella infections that led to the recall of more than 5 million pounds of ground beef in December is over, the Centers for Disease Control announced Friday, but warns that many consumers could still have contaminated beef in their freezers.
CDC Says Flu Vaccine More Effective, But Cases Still On The RiseWhile temperatures reached the 60's in Baltimore on Friday, it's still the dead of winter, which can only mean one thing. Flu season.
Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak Is Over, CDC SaysIn all, 62 people in 16 states became sick as a result of the outbreak. Twenty-five of them were hospitalized.
Surgeries In Mexico Linked To Antibiotic-Resistant Infections IN US, CDC SaysSome Americans who had surgery in Tijuana, Mexico, have returned home with dangerous antibiotic-resistant infections, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday.
Flu Cases On The Rise In The United States, CDC SaysGeographically, there's widespread flu activity reported in 11 states -- Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York and North Carolina -- and Guam.
Nearly Two-Thirds Of US Women Use Contraception, CDC ReportsThe most common methods for preventing pregnancy, according to a new government report are female sterilization, oral contraception, long-acting reversible contraception such as IUDs and implants, and male condoms.
AFM: CDC Identifies 116 Confirmed Cases Of Polio-Like Illness In 31 States, Including MarylandThere are now 286 cases of possible and confirmed acute flaccid myelitis in the United States this year, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Abortion Rates In US Reach A Decade Low, CDC ReportsAbortion rates in the United States have dropped to their lowest level in 10 years, according to a report released Wednesday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
CDC Confirms 16 More Cases Of AFM, Rare Polio-Like IllnessThis means there are now 106 confirmed cases of acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, in 29 states- including Maryland.