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Flight Attendant Hepatitis Exposure Warning

(CNN) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a flight attendant may have exposed passengers to Hepatitis A. The CDC said in a Tuesday email that it has alerted passengers. The airline is notifying crew members…

CDC Warns Most Pregnant Women Not Doing This

(CNN) - The CDC says most pregnant women are not receiving a recommended part of their routine prenatal care. Tuesday the Health Organization reported moms-to-be are not getting flu and whooping cough vaccines. The CDC surveyed 2,100 pregnant women…

Flu Season Is Here

(CNN) - Time to get your flu shot. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend that people get a flu vaccine by the end of October if possible. Doctors say you definitely want to get one before Thanksgiving.…

CDC Updates Measles Elimination Status In U.S.

Kansas City, MO (KSHB) - After more than 1,200 measles cases this year, the U.S. was in jeopardy of losing its elimination status on the disease. But Thursday the CDC said it expects the country to keep that distinction.…

17th Vaping Death Reported In U.S.

(CNN) - Alabama is the latest state to report a lung disease death that could be tied to vaping. That brings the number of deaths across the country to 17. The Alabama Department of Public Health says a man…

Flu Season Is Almost Here

(CNN) - Flu season is coming. Influenza activity typically starts to increase in October and peaks between December and Debruary. That's when we start seeing more and more people sneezing, coughing, and becoming bedridden as they battle the flu.…

First Vaping Related Deaths In Florida And Georgia

(CNN) - The first vaping deaths in Florida and Georgia bring the nationwide total to 11. Two more people have died from vaping-related illnesses in the United States. On Tuesday, the Florida Department of Health posted an updated case…

CDC: U.S. Measles Cases Remain At 1,241 In 31 States

(CNN) - For the second week in a row, the number of measles cases in the U.S. remained the same. Two new cases were reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week. But two other cases…

CDC: Number Of Vaping-Related Illnesses Hits 530

(CNN) - The number of vaping-related illnesses continues to rise. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new figures Thursday, saying there have now been 530 confirmed and probable cases of lung issues linked to e-cigarettes. That's 150…

CDC: No New Measles Cases Reported Last Week

(CNN) - For the first time in 11 months, no new cases of the measles were reported. That's according to health officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 1,241 cases have been reported this year. That's the…