Two employees at La Toque restaurant and BANK Cafe and Bar in the Westin Verasa Hotel in Napa contracted the Hepatitis A virus. People who at at these locations should monitor their health for 50 days.
A person with a possible case of measles was at two Berkeley library branches last week and could have exposed library patrons to the highly contagious disease.
California Sens. Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein are asking state health officials to reconsider the state’s policy on vaccine exemptions.
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Health officials say the patients are siblings who were unvaccinated and became infected outside the county.
The California Department of Public Health reported Wednesday that the measles outbreak that started in Southern California has grown to 95 cases in eight states and Mexico.
County officials partnered with the Department of Education to send out a notice recommending that residents get vaccinated.
As the number of measles cases rise in California, more than 30 children in Alameda County have been put in isolation because of the outbreak.
A California apple packing plant has recalled all of its Granny Smith and Gala apple shipments from 2014 after they were linked to an outbreak of listeria in caramel apples that may have caused up to five deaths.
Health officials believe that the Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa began with a young boy (patient zero)— the first human to contract the disease who played with a hollowed out tree inhabited by bats.