- Over 1K get meningitis B vaccinations at Princeton Updated: Dec-09-13 6:40 pm
- Some Utah clinics not offering HPV vaccine Updated: Dec-09-13 6:11 pm
- Syrian army captures key town Updated: Dec-09-13 2:55 pm
- Health Dept.: flu yet to reach Vt, but it's coming Updated: Dec-09-13 11:51 am
- Grand Forks TB outbreak appears to be waning Updated: Dec-08-13 7:05 am
- Madrid's Bale has flu, to miss Copa del Rey opener Updated: Dec-07-13 8:05 am
- Third HIV case spurs another pornography moratorium Updated: Dec-06-13 7:53 pm
- FDA approves breakthrough hepatitis C drug Updated: Dec-06-13 5:53 pm
- NC health officials confirm salmonella from event Updated: Dec-06-13 3:20 pm
- Peanut butter plant can resume limited operations Updated: Dec-06-13 2:34 pm
- 'Cannibal sandwiches' sicken Wisconsin residents Updated: Dec-05-13 5:45 pm
- Haverhill woman acquitted of child rape charges Updated: Dec-05-13 6:53 am
- Weld reports first Colo. flu death Updated: Dec-04-13 5:28 pm
- Officials lift Martin County dengue fever advisory Updated: Dec-04-13 7:04 am
- Report: HIV/AIDS cases decline in Alabama Updated: Dec-04-13 5:34 am
- Health officials warn of stomach illness in Mich. Updated: Dec-04-13 5:26 am
- Providence to hold free flu vaccine clinic Updated: Dec-04-13 2:08 am
- Inmates' flu-like symptoms prompts prison lockdown Updated: Dec-03-13 10:31 pm
- Court grants stay in fight over UNMH flu policy Updated: Dec-03-13 8:19 pm
- Oregon food safety sleuth praised as pioneer Updated: Dec-03-13 7:02 pm
- Vegas-area schools cleaned amid norovirus outbreak Updated: Dec-03-13 6:24 pm
- NC health officials report 3 adult deaths from flu Updated: Dec-03-13 2:46 pm
- Health officials: Passenger doesn't have TB Updated: Dec-03-13 2:08 pm
- New deaths from MERS virus reported in the Gulf Updated: Dec-03-13 3:20 am
- Hong Kong reports 1st case of H7N9 bird flu Updated: Dec-02-13 10:16 pm
PRINCETON, New Jersey - Princeton University has begun vaccinating nearly 6,000 students to try to stop an outbreak of type B meningitis in an unusual federal government-endorsed administration of a drug not generally approved for use in the United States.
SALT LAKE CITY - The public health director for five southwest Utah counties said his department's clinics do not offer the vaccine for the human papillomavirus, or HPV, because of high costs and low demand.
DAMASCUS, Syria - Syrian troops seized a key opposition-held town Monday along a major north-south highway critical for transporting the government's chemical weapons stocks to a port where they could be shipped out for destruction by the international community.
BURLINGTON, Vermont - The Vermont Health Department says no cases of influenza have been reported in the state so far this season, but it's on its way.
GRAND FORKS, North Dakota - A tuberculosis outbreak in Grand Forks appears to be waning, and health officials hope patients will be done with treatment in the spring.
MADRID - Real Madrid says forward Gareth Bale has the flu and will miss the team's Copa del Rey opener at third-division Olimpic Xativa on Saturday.
LOS ANGELES - The advocacy group for the adult film industry has called for another moratorium on filming after an actor tested positive for HIV for the third time this year
WASHINGTON - Federal health officials have approved a highly anticipated hepatitis C drug from Gilead Sciences Inc. that is expected to offer a faster, more palatable cure to millions of people infected with the liver-destroying virus.
SHELBY, North Carolina - State health officials confirm that salmonella sickened more than 100 people who ate at a Cleveland County church barbecue in September.
PORTALES, New Mexico - A bankruptcy judge is allowing an eastern New Mexico peanut butter plant involved in a nationwide salmonella outbreak last year to resume limited operations.
MILWAUKEE - "Cannibal sandwiches," an appetizer featuring raw, lean ground beef served on cocktail bread, may be a Wisconsin tradition, but they are not safe, health officials said, noting that more than a dozen people became ill after consuming them last holiday season.
SALEM, Massachusetts - A Haverhill woman has been acquitted of raping a 12-year-old boy and giving him a sexually transmitted disease.
GREELEY, Colorado - Weld County is reporting the first death of the Colorado flu season - a young adult who died of the H1N1 strain.
JENSEN BEACH, Florida - State health officials have lifted a dengue fever advisory in Martin County.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - A new report says Alabama's HIV and AIDS rate has dropped slightly, but its rates of chlamydia and gonorrhea have gone up.
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan - Health officials say there's been a reported increase in stomach illness over the past week in Michigan.
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Anyone who needs a flu vaccine can get one for free at a clinic in Providence that will also offer vaccines to prevent whooping cough and pneumonia.
INA, Illinois - The state's Department of Corrections has locked down the Big Muddy River Correctional Center in Ina after dozens of inmates started to show flu-like symptoms.
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A state district court judge has granted a temporary stay in the fight over UNM Hospital's flu shot policy for its workers.
PORTLAND, Oregon - The first reports of illness trickled in, just as they always do, to the offices of William "Bill" Keene, Oregon's top food safety sleuth. The outbreak involved a potentially deadly strain of E. coli. Keene and his colleagues sprang into action, interviewing victims on the phone. What had they eaten? Where? When?
LAS VEGAS - Five Las Vegas-area high schools are being sanitized after norovirus broke out among people using the facilities last week for a youth football tournament.
RALEIGH, North Carolina - State health officials are reporting North Carolina's first three adult deaths from seasonal influenza.
PHOENIX - Authorities in Phoenix say tests indicate a passenger whose presence on a flight from Texas caused a tuberculosis scare doesn't have the infectious disease.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Health authorities in the capital of the United Arab Emirates say a woman has died from a SARS-like virus that has been centered in neighboring Saudi Arabia.
HONG KONG - Hong Kong has reported its first case of the H7N9 bird flu strain, in a possible sign the virus is spreading beyond mainland China since it first emerged there earlier this year.