A Texas health care worker has tested positive for Ebola even though she wore full protective gear while caring for a hospitalized patient who later died from the virus, health officials said Sunday.
California’s two senators are asking trade groups representing the state’s hospitals to make sure their members have protocols in place should a patient with Ebola walk through their doors.
The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa has begun attracting attention in the U.S. for good reason.
UC Berkeley is among more than 50 colleges being investigated for how they handle reports of sexual assaults on their campuses.
A virus never before seen in the U.S. has killed millions of baby pigs in less than a year, and with little known about how it spreads or how to stop it, it’s threatening pork production and pushing up prices by 10 percent or more.
Santa Clara County health officials announced on Thursday the first known Bay Area flu-related death of the season.
Bay Area health leaders held a joint news conference in San Jose Thursday to raise awareness about tuberculosis, and the fact that we have one of the highest TB rates of any metropolitan area in the country.
Sunday’s AIDS Walk San Francisco raised more than $3 million and has raised more than $77 million since it started in 1987.
LOS ANGELES (AP) –The eight infants who died in California’s current whooping cough epidemic were not diagnosed with the contagious disease despite repeated visits to hospitals and clinics, according to state health officials.