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The Ebola Outbreak: What Every American Needs To Know

The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa has begun attracting attention in the U.S. for good reason.

4 hours ago

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Feds Probe How UC Berkeley, Other Colleges Handle Reports Of Sexual Assaults

UC Berkeley is among more than 50 colleges being investigated for how they handle reports of sexual assaults on their campuses.

04/23/2014

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Bacon Prices On The Rise As Virus Killing Millions Of Baby Pigs In U.S.

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.

04/08/2014

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First Bay Area Flu-Related Death Reported In Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County health officials announced on Thursday the first known Bay Area flu-related death of the season.

01/17/2013

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Bay Area Health Officials Call Attention To High TB Rates

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.

03/22/2012

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San Francisco AIDS Walk Proves To Be Major Success

Sunday’s AIDS Walk San Francisco raised more than $3 million and has raised more than $77 million since it started in 1987.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/18/2011

Whooping Cough Deaths Misdiagnosed

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.

09/07/2010