Missouri Health Department

Health Officials Say Respiratory Virus is Hitting Kids in Both St. Louis, Kansas City AreasThe Missouri Health Department is issuing a warning about a respiratory illness that is hitting kids on both sides of the state.
1 Missourian Sick from Recalled Ground BeefThe Wolverine Packing Company in Detroit is recalling 1.8 million pounds of ground beef products because of possible e-coli contamination.
5 New Cases of Heartland VirusPeople are getting sick from tick bites from the Lone Star tick, a small brown tick identified by a white mark in the middle of its back.
Fifth Mo. Case of Cyclospora ConfirmedThis 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.
Missouri Health Department Report Fourth Cyclospora Case The latest report of the stomach bug came from a health care provider in central Missouri's Miller County.
UPDATE: 6 of 13 E. Coli Cases in Missouri Linked to Howard County Farm Six of 13 confirmed cases of E. coli in the state are linked to consumption of unpasteurized milk.
E. coli Cases Reported in Central Missouri The cases were found in Boone, Howard, Cooper and Camden counties.
Follow Up: Diseased Tick Locations Released The ticks were found in the Central part of St. Louis County between the Manchester and Webster Groves area.
Two Possible Cases of Tick Disease in County The Saint Louis County Health Department has no record of two cases of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever. However, Missouri's Department of Health and Senior Services does.
UPDATE: More Suspected E. coli Cases The State Lab is testing or has tested 51 samples from individuals suspected to have the illness. So far 26 individuals have laboratory-confirmed E. coli illness.
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