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CDC Reports Second Wave Of Severe Flu Cases

Des Moines-Ames, IA (KCCI) - Flu activity is still high across the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control says the season may not have peaked yet but there's a second wave of severe infections impacting some states. According to…

CDC: 159 Cases Of Measles In U.S. So Far This Year

(CNN) - Officials say it's the worst measles outbreak they've seen in years. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports 159 measles cases since January 1st in the United States. Those cases are in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia,…

CDC: Flu Shots Less Than 50 Percent Effective This Year

(CNN) - "I always get sick when i get the flu shot." Admit it, you've either said that, or are friends with someone who has. Well, it turns out, that sentiment may not be entirely wrong. You can't actually…

Report: Rise In Youth Tobacco Use Linked To E-Cigs

(CNN) - Public health officials are blaming a spike in teen tobacco use on vaping and e-cigarettes. In a new report Monday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there was a nearly 80% jump in e-cigarette use…

CDC: No Snuggling Hedgehogs, Salmonella Concerns

Portland, OR (KOIN) - If you have a hedgehog, listen up. It's time to nix cuddle time with these little guys. The CDC has linked them to a salmonella outbreak. 11 people in 8 states have gotten sick and…

E Coli Outbreak Linked To Romaine Lettuce Over

(CNN) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the E-coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce appears to be over. The CDC made that announcement Wednesday, saying the tainted lettuce in question should no longer be available to…

Update: Salmonella Beef Recall

(CNN) - A salmonella outbreak linked to recalled beef continues to grow. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 87% people have been sickened with salmonella linked to the tainted beef. That brings the number of people…

CDC: 2 Dozen More Cases of AFM, Polio-Like Illness

Minneapolis, MN (WCCO) - The Centers for Disease Control has confirmed two dozen more cases of AFM since last week. Acute flaccid myelitis is a rare polio-like illness that causes paralysis. The agency said there have been 158 confirmed…

CDC Warning: Say No To Raw Cookie Dough

(CNN) - The CDC wants you to say "no" to raw cookie dough. This holiday season, you might find yourself whipping up a batch of delicious cookies in the kitchen. But you may want to think twice before reaching…

5 Million Lbs of Beef Added to Salmonella Recall

(CNN) - Check your freezer! More beef has been recalled due to salmonella contamination. More than five-million pounds of non-intact raw beef products have been added to the initial recall from back in October. The brands of beef include…