The National Park Service has said a ninth visitor to Yosemite National Park has been infected with the rodent-borne illness hantavirus.
Up to 10,000 people who were guests in certain lodging cabins at Yosemite National Park might have been exposed to a deadly mouse-borne virus, park officials confirmed Friday.
Two more Yosemite National Park visitors have been found with a mouse-borne virus blamed for the deaths of two people, bringing the total number of infections to six.
Four Chinese plants that produce chicken jerky treats sold by American companies have refused to allow Federal Drug Administration investigators to take samples for analysis despite complaints from pet owners, according to an NBC report.
Doctors in San Francisco are asking parents to look out for an aggressive virus among children. The city has seen several cases of a new strand of hand, foot and mouth disease.
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.
The 2011-2012 flu season is off to a slow start, but federal health experts said Friday that more activity is expected in the coming weeks.
For sailing free expeditions with thousands of Bay Area children, this week’s Jefferson Award in the Bay Area goes to Richard Gillette.
After infections hit a record high last year, whooping cough is on the rise again in Contra Costa County.
A norovirus outbreak that sickened 75 students and adults at Walker Creek Ranch last week has been traced to a student who was exposed to the virus before arriving at the west Marin County outdoor education school.