Articles tagged with: virus

07 November 2014

Ebola watch ends in Dallas

Posted in U.S. & World News

Dallas, Texas -- (NBC News)  Friday marked the end of the 21-day monitoring period for anyone i Texas who was exposed to the Ebola virus.  "This was an unprecedented event. It was the first time e ...

09 October 2014

Officials confirm four Oregon kids have Enterovirus D68

Posted in Regional

Ore. -- Enterovirus D-68 is now in Oregon. State Health Officials confirmed that this D-68 strain of the Enterovirus, which causes a severe respiratory illness, has been confirmed in 4 kids in two ...

20 August 2014

Hospital on Ebola alert

Posted in Regional

Sacramento, Calif. --- (KCRA)  A patient at the Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center is being tested for Ebola.The patient may have been exposed to the Ebola virus, so the Centers for ...

28 July 2014

Two Americans diagnosed with Ebola in Liberia

Posted in U.S. & World News

Two American health workers have now been stricken with the Ebola Virus while working to contain its spread in Liberia. The news has many asking, what exactly is Ebola? The virus is mostly found in ...

18 July 2014

Painful mosquito virus now in U.S.

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

(NBC News) A painful virus passed on by mosquitoes that has been spreading rapidly in the Caribbean and Central America has made its way to the U.S., with the first reported cases in a Florida man a ...

19 May 2014

MERS in the United States

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

Monday health officials are warning the deadly virus, MERS, can be easier to transmit than previously thought.The concern comes after a person in Illinois contracted MERS after limited contact. The ...