SF Public Health Officials Report Spike In Diarrhea-Inducing Shigella Bacterial Disease CasesSan Franciscans this month have experienced a significant increase in the number of cases of shigellosis, an intestinal bacterial disease, city Department of Public Health officials said on Friday.
Stockton Man Hospitalized For Bacterial Infection After Swimming At Stanislaus County ReservoirA Stockton man claims he got severely sick and lost nearly 30 pounds in one week after swimming at the Woodward Reservoir in Stanislaus County.
San Francisco VA Lab Faces Sanctions For Researcher's DeathThe death of a laboratory worker at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center last April prompted federal safety officials on Wednesday to announce the issuance of a notice of unsafe and unhealthful working conditions at the lab.
Illness Prevents Newly Elected Richmond City Councilman From Taking OfficeA serious illness that struck Gary Bell several days after he was elected to the Richmond City Council will likely prevent him from being sworn into office, leaving the council with a big decision over how to fill the vacancy.
San Francisco VA Lab Shuts Down Following Researcher's DeathA laboratory at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center has been shut down following the weekend death of a researcher that was apparently caused by deadly bacteria he was working with.
Rare Bacteria Appears To Have Killed SF ResearcherHealth officials are trying to determine how a rare strain of bacteria infected and apparently led to the death of a researcher at a Veteran’s Affairs infectious diseases lab in San Francisco.
School Nurse Association Campaigns To Prevent MeningitisThe National Association of School Nurses has started a campaign to spread awareness and prevent a rare, but deadly disease.