California’s Native Pigeons Are Perishing; Street Pigeons Believed To BlameWhen most people think of pigeons, the common city street bird comes to mind, but there’s a different kind of pigeon in California and it’s at risk according to environmental scientists.
Sacramento High School Student Diagnosed With Tuberculosis; Parents Warned About Possible ExposureSacramento county's division of public health says the student has been isolated at home and is under care.
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Deadly Citrus Tree Pest Found For First Time In Bay AreaThe California Department of Food and Agriculture detected the first incidence in the Bay Area of the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) Oct. 6. The pest causes a disease that kills citrus trees.
US Steps Up Response As Ebola Worries GrowThe revelation that a second Dallas nurse who is ill with Ebola was cleared to fly the day before her diagnosis raised new alarms as leaders of the nation's public health system prepared to defend their efforts to contain the deadly virus.
2nd Ebola Patient Flew Day Before Testing Positive; 132 Passengers Now Being ContactedThe night before she was diagnosed with Ebola, a Texas nurse flew back to the Dallas area from Cleveland, according to health officials who are now trying to contact the other passengers.
2nd Texas Hospital Worker Tests Positive For Ebola; More Cases PossibleThe Ebola crisis in the U.S. took another alarming turn Wednesday with word that a second Dallas nurse caught the disease from a patient and flew across the Midwest aboard an airliner the day before she fell ill. President Barack Obama canceled a campaign trip to address the outbreak.
Bay Area Procedures Already In Place; CDC Urges U.S. Hospitals To Look For Ebola Symptoms The CDC urged all hospitals across the U.S. to be on the lookout for patients with Ebola-like symptoms after a Texas nurse contracted the deadly virus. UCSF said hospital workers are regularly trained in infection prevention.
Bay Area's First 2 Cases Of Enterovirus 68 Reported In Alameda CountyHealth officials have confirmed the Bay Area's first two cases of the uncommon respiratory infection enterovirus D68 in Alameda County Thursday morning.
Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should KnowParents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
HIV-Positive Man In San Diego Accused Of Intentionally Infecting Dozens Of Other MenAn HIV-positive man in San Diego is facing charges of intentionally infecting at least two dozen other men with the virus that causes AIDS.
5 Infected With West Nile Virus In Santa Clara CountyFive residents of Santa Clara County have been infected with the West Nile virus, including two who developed the severe neuroinvasive form that can lead to death.