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CDC: Most Rabies Infections In U.S. Come From Bats

Sacramento, CA (KTXL) - In the United States, the culprit behind most rabies cases has shifted from dogs to bats. The CDC says seven out of ten rabies cases in the U.S. come from the flying mammals. From 1960…

Tissue Samples From Fiji Deaths En Route To CDC

(CNN) - U.S. authorities are moving forward in the investigation of two tourists who became sick and died in Fiji last month. The Centers for Disease Control confirmed Thursday that tissue samples are on the way to the Atlanta…

CDC: 940 Cases Of Measles In 26 States

(CNN) - This year's measles outbreak is reaching levels not seen in 25-years. The CDC is reporting 940 confirmed-cases of measles in the U.S. so far this year. That's 60 more reported cases than last week. Officials say we…

Drug Co To Donate 2+ Mil Bottles Of HIV Drug Each Year

San Francisco, CA (KTVU) - Pharmaceutical company Gilead says it will donate 2.4 million bottles of its HIV prevention drug to the Centers for Disease Control. That's enough to protect 200,000 people from the disease for 11 years. When…

CDC: More Than 760 Measles Cases, Most In New York

(CNN) - Measles cases are still on the rise in the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control said Monday that the number of cases reported so far this year has climbed to 764 in 23 states. That's 60 more…

E-Coli Outbreak Linked To Ground Beef Expands

(CNN) - The e-coli outbreak in the U.S. spreads to 10 states. Federal officials now say more than 150 people have been infected with the disease. The illness is linked to tainted ground beef eaten at home as well…

CDC: 626 Measles Cases In U.S., Nears Record Number

Kansas City, KS (KSHB) - The U.S. is on-track to break the record of the number measles cases since the disease was declared eliminated. On Monday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 71 new cases of measles…

CDC: This Flu Season Is The Longest In A Decade

(CNN) - This year's flu season is a record breaker. The Centers for Disease Control and prevention reported Friday this flu season is the longest in a decade. The CDC says there have been 21 weeks of elevated fly…

Person With Measles Visited Google HQ

(CNN) - Health officials in California say a person with measles visited Google headquarters in Silicon Valley. The adult is a resident of San Mateo County. San Mateo County Health reported two additional cases of measles there on Wednesday.…

CDC: Measles At 2nd-Highest Level In U.S. In 25 Years

Kansas City, MO (KSHB) - The number of measles cases in the U.S. this year is at the second-highest level in 25 years. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting 90 new cases of measles in the…