This fifth case is in the Kansas City area. All five cases in Missouri have been in the western part of the state, none in the St. Louis area.
The American Medical Association classified obesity as a disease, which could lead to more insurance coverage of bariatric surgery and weight loss medications.
Health officials say many parents still aren’t convinced vaccinations are safe.
The CDC says more than 1,100 human infections have been reported in 40 states
Will focus on those who are genetically disposed to the disease.
Volunteers needed to help Lemire family raise $50,000.
White-tailed deer in Macon County, Missouri has tested positive .
Three listeria cases now reported in Show-Me State.
The disease has spread to 16 states, from New Hampshire to Tennessee, and three Canadian provinces.
Only New Orleans has higher rate, says CDC.