- Pet food maker Stella & Chewy's recalls some products Updated: Jul-05-15 2:34 pm
NEW YORK - Pet food maker Stella & Chewy's is recalling some of its products because a routine test found Listeria in a sample of its chicken freeze-dried dinner patties for dogs.
- Indiana county could become 3rd to seek needle-exchange Updated: Jul-05-15 1:16 pm
RICHMOND, Indiana - An eastern Indiana county that's facing a surge in hepatitis cases tied to needle-sharing among intravenous drug users could soon become the state's third county to request approval for a needle-exchange program under a new state law spurred by an HIV outbreak in southeastern Indiana.
- NY health officials warn of mosquito risk Updated: Jul-05-15 9:07 am
ALBANY, New York - Public health officials in New York state are reminding residents of the dangers posed by mosquitoes after West Nile Virus was found in two counties.
- Immigrant children given adult dose of hepatitis A vaccine Updated: Jul-04-15 5:23 pm
SAN ANTONIO - About 250 immigrant children were given an adult dose of a hepatitis A vaccine at a Texas detention facility where they were being held with their mothers, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials.
- Avian flu hasn't reached Alaska birds yet, but it could Updated: Jul-04-15 4:56 pm
KENAI, Alaska - The largest avian influenza outbreak to hit the poultry industry in history has spread across the lower 48 U.S. states and Canada, but Alaskan flocks have not yet been affected.
- Wildlife group: Bird ban hurts educational presentations Updated: Jul-04-15 2:51 pm
DAYTON, Ohio - A recent ban meant to protect Ohio's $2.3 billion poultry industry from a deadly bird flu virus has hampered educational wildlife presentations, environmental educators and volunteers argue.
- Swimmers warned of E. coli level in Beeds Lake Updated: Jul-04-15 1:25 pm
HAMPTON, Iowa - Officials have issued a swimming advisory at a state park in Iowa because of higher than normal levels of E. coli.
- Washington motel closes after possible Legionnaires' report Updated: Jul-03-15 6:58 pm
LACEY, Washington - Thurston County health officials say a Super 8 Motel in Lacey has voluntarily closed while officials investigate a possible outbreak of Legionnaires' disease.
- Washington woman's measles death is first in US since 2003 Updated: Jul-03-15 5:13 pm
SEATTLE - A woman killed by measles in Washington state had been vaccinated against the disease as a child but succumbed because she had a compromised immune system, a local health official told a TV station.
- E. coli testing begins at Traverse City-area beaches Updated: Jul-03-15 5:04 pm
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - Jack Nowland poured water into blister-pack-shaped trays, readying the small containers for an incubator and eventually for viewing under a black light.
- 3rd case of West Nile virus confirmed in Oklahoma Updated: Jul-03-15 10:05 am
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma State Department of Health says a third case of West Nile virus this year has been confirmed in the state.
- UN: 29 die in South Sudan cholera outbreak as cases rise Updated: Jul-03-15 8:58 am
KAMPALA, Uganda - At least 29 people have died in South Sudan's latest cholera outbreak, the U.N. children's agency said Friday.
- Thailand's only known MERS patient is virus-free Updated: Jul-03-15 6:53 am
BANGKOK - A 75-year-old Omani man who became Thailand's only known case of the often-deadly MERS virus was declared free of the illness by the Health Ministry on Friday.
- Dog flu concerns keep dachshunds out of July 4 parade Updated: Jul-03-15 2:02 am
HARBOR SPRINGS, Michigan - Concerns about dog flu are keeping a group of dachshunds from participating in a Fourth of July parade in northern Michigan.
- 2 separate salmonella outbreaks sicken 7 people in Minnesota Updated: Jul-02-15 3:18 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Several recent cases of salmonella in Minnesota have been linked to stuffed chicken entrees that look cooked but are actually raw, officials said Thursday.
- 1 death reported from salmonella outbreak at NC restaurant Updated: Jul-02-15 3:08 pm
LEXINGTON, North Carolina - State health officials say one person has died in connection with a salmonella outbreak at a North Carolina barbecue restaurant.
- Federal government to step up bird flu monitoring this fall Updated: Jul-02-15 2:28 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - The federal government announced plans Thursday to step up monitoring wild birds for avian influenza this fall to provide an early warning of any resurgence of a disease that devastated poultry farms in the Upper Midwest.
- Nebraska officials report year's 1st West Nile virus case Updated: Jul-02-15 1:26 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska health authorities have reported the state's first human case of West Nile virus for 2015.
- Cabell County to have state's 1st syringe exchange program Updated: Jul-02-15 1:10 pm
HUNTINGTON, West Virginia - Cabell County will be the site of West Virginia's first syringe exchange program, which officials say will help reduce infectious diseases within the county's population of intravenous drug-users.
- Nebraska medical center to get funding for Ebola training Updated: Jul-01-15 5:28 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - An academic medical center in Nebraska has been designated as a national facility for Ebola training.
- Montana reports first human West Nile virus case of 2015 Updated: Jul-01-15 4:57 pm
HELENA, Montana - Montana health officials say the year's first human case of West Nile virus has been reported in Rosebud County.
- Study offers clue to link between swine flu shot, narcolepsy Updated: Jul-01-15 3:45 pm
WASHINGTON - One vaccine used in Europe during the 2009 swine flu pandemic was linked to rare cases of a baffling side effect - the sleep disorder narcolepsy. Now new research offers a clue to what happened.
- Meningitis vaccine needed for some Missouri college students Updated: Jul-01-15 3:33 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Students living on Missouri public college campuses now must be vaccinated against bacterial meningitis.
- 2nd Ebola case declared in Liberia as health workers protest Updated: Jul-01-15 2:32 pm
MONROVIA, Liberia - Liberian officials confirmed a second Ebola case Wednesday in the same town where the disease was detected days earlier on the corpse of a teenager, seven weeks after the country was declared Ebola-free.
- Floridians can get more vaccines at pharmacy under new law Updated: Jul-01-15 12:51 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Floridians can now get several new vaccines at the pharmacy instead of going to the doctor's office under a new law that took effect Wednesday.