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A Contra Costa County woman died recently from complications related to the flu, county health officials announced Wednesday. The woman was in her 40s and died sometime over the past month, Contra Costa County Health Services spokeswoman Kate Fowlie
University of Miami researchers have made an important advancement. Schools A new video shows Polk County school administrators giving a standardized test to a blind child in a persistent vegetative state. For the first time, a convicted
Earlier, it was reported that a three-year-old toddler died from complications of the flu after being admitted to the Sheba Medical Center in critical condition.
The U.S. and 26 other nations are announcing a new collaboration to prevent and fight outbreaks of dangerous infectious diseases before they spread around the globe. U.S. health officials say the Global Health Security Agenda is a priority because
Michael Saag, M.D., went into medicine with the intent to become a cardiologist. Los Angeles and New York City, Saag found his way to his specialty in infectious diseases because of an interest in solving medical mysteries...To both chronicle his
But for Santos, working at these organizations has not been about having a job...I do it because when I was young and living in Los Angeles, HIV was in its infancy. I stopped counting how many people I knew who died of it when the number got to 40...
Haitian community advocates in South Florida say the United Nations' lack of response to a lawsuit seeking compensation for cholera victims in Haiti is part of a pattern of evading responsibility for the outbreak. The Haitian Lawyers Association and
AT least 80 vulnerable children and needy elderly people are receiving health care, food and material support at Mashambanzou Care Trust (MCT) in Harare's Waterfalls suburb. Founded in 1989 by Sister Noreen Nolan, the Trust also offers support to
State health officials say the number of flu-related fatalities in the San Francisco Bay area is falling, but warn that measles cases appear to be on the rise. The California Department of Public Health announced Friday that they have confirmed 15
The flu is hitting young and middle aged people in the United States particularly hard this season, as a tough flu strain re-emerged and too few people were vaccinated, health authorities said Thursday. More than 60 percent of all severe flu cases