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CDC Approves Two New Meningitis Vaccines

A local pediatrician applauds the CDC’s approval of two expensive new meningitis vaccines.

06/25/2015

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Health Officials Say 2 Men Died of Malaria in Springfield

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.

06/22/2015

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Woman With Deadly Form Of Tuberculosis Spent Time In Missouri

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.

06/09/2015

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Recent Influenza Outbreak Seen in Dogs

An outbreak of canine influenza in Chicago has already killed 1,000 dogs, and city officials are calling it an epidemic.

04/06/2015

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CDC Adds E-Cigarettes to Anti-Smoking Campaign

“Many children are using e-cigarettes and getting hooked on nicotine.”

03/27/2015

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Prepackaged Caramel Apples Linked to 4 Deaths

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.

12/19/2014

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UPDATED: Nurse Found Ebola-Free in Preliminary Tests

Samples are also with the Centers for Disease Control.

11/20/2014

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Local Hospitals Now Have New, Tougher Ebola Care Guidelines

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.

10/22/2014

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County Council Unanimously Passes Resolution to Speed Up Coldwater Creek Cleanup

The council unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday night calling for more money for the Army Corps of Engineers to ramp up the effort.

10/22/2014

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Ebola Screening Measures Rest on Federal Law

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.

10/10/2014

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