A local pediatrician applauds the CDC’s approval of two expensive new meningitis vaccines.
Cerebral malaria was the cause of death for two men from South Africa whose bodies were found at a southwest Missouri motel where they had stopped during a motorcycle trip.
Health officials are trying to track down people who may have been in contact with a woman with a rare and deadly form of hard-to-treat tuberculosis.
An outbreak of canine influenza in Chicago has already killed 1,000 dogs, and city officials are calling it an epidemic.
“Many children are using e-cigarettes and getting hooked on nicotine.”
Health officials are warning consumers to avoid prepackaged caramel apples because they are linked to four deaths and more than two dozen illnesses in 10 states.
Samples are also with the Centers for Disease Control.
The revised recommendations include protective covering from head to toe and the use of a site manager to supervise the donning and removal of protective gear.
The council unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday night calling for more money for the Army Corps of Engineers to ramp up the effort.
Lambert-St. Louis International Airport isn’t one of the five U.S. airports that will begin screening incoming passengers from West Africa because it has no arriving international flights from overseas.