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2 Horses in Illinois Diagnosed with Equine Herpes Virus

Horses shows have been called off in Illinois to stop the spread of infection after agriculture officials said two horses from a northeastern Illinois stable tested positive earlier this month for the equine herpes virus.

05/26/2015

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Man on Trial in HIV Exposure Case Previously Tested Positive

A 23-year-old man accused of exposing other gay men to HIV while attending college in suburban St. Louis tested positive for the virus that causes AIDS two years earlier in Indiana.

05/12/2015

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Bird Flu Virus Creeps Across Missouri

A strain of bird flu responsible for the deaths of millions of chickens and turkeys in several states is spreading across Missouri.

05/06/2015

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Researchers Discover New Way to Treat Cancer

The Polio virus was a killer and crippler for centuries, but now researchers may have a found a game changer for cancer.

04/01/2015

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St. Louis County School Closes Due to Stomach Virus

St. Norbert Catholic School has so many students and teachers out sick that the school decided to close on Friday and thoroughly clean rooms.

03/13/2015

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Ebola Patient In Nebraska Regains His Appetite

The American doctor battling the Ebola virus has regained his appetite as he continues to improve at the Nebraska Medical Center.

09/16/2014

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First Case of Chikungunya Reported in St. Louis; Not Contracted in Area

St. Louis County has it’s first reported case of the mosquito-carried disease called Chikungunya, though it was not contracted in the area. “There is no cause for panic, no cause for alarm,” says Dr. Faisal Khan, St. Louis County Health Department’s director of communicable disease control.

07/29/2014

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Thousands May Have Been Exposed to Hepatitis at Springfield Restaurant

As many as 5,000 people might have been exposed to Hepatitis A at a Red Robin restaurant in Springfield.

05/22/2014

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City Health Department on Alert for MERS Virus

With the latest MERS case involving an Illinois man, the city health director says she wants to make sure if a case pops up here health officials can respond quickly to contain it.

05/19/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

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