Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC: Measles Cases Now At 1,250 In 31 States

(CNN) - Seven new cases of measles were reported in the U.S. last week. That brings the number of cases for the year up to 1,250. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports cases have been confirmed in…

New Case Of A Hunter Getting TB From A Deer

Eau Claire, WI (WEAU) - You may not realize this, but people can get tuberculosis from deer. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a new case of someone getting tuberculosis from a deer has been identified. A…

39 States Report Lung Disease Cases With Poss Link To Vaping

(CNN) - Six deaths from lung disease possibly tied to vaping have been reported in the U.S. And now 39 states confirm similar illnesses. That's according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Experts are warning teens and…

FDA/CDC Issue New Warning On Pig Ear Treats

(CNN) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration both issued new guidance Wednesday saying consumers should avoid the treats. They're also advising retailers to stop selling them. Public health officials have been…

CDC: 27 States Affected By Pet Treats W/Salmonella

St. Paul, MN (WCCO) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration are investigating a multistate outbreak of salmonella infections linked to contact with pig ear dog treats. The CDC reported Wednesday that…

National HIV Testing Day

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 1.1 million people have HIV, and one in seven of them don’t know they are infected. Knowing one’s HIV status…

FDA Orders 'Black Box' Warning For Sleep Aids

(CNN) - The Food and Drug Administration, strengthening warnings about some commonly used sleep aids. Sleeping pills marketed under the names Lunesta, Sonata and Ambien will require new black-box warnings for potentially dangerous side-effects. There have been reports of…

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: 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…

CDC: 2019 Measles Cases 2nd Highest Since 2000

Kansas City, MO (KSHB) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the number of measles cases in 2019 is already the second-greatest number of cases reported in the u-s since the disease was eliminated in 2000. Measles…