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Norovirus Outbreak At Novato Nursing Home Waning, Officials Say

A norovirus outbreak at a Novato nursing home is waning and Marin County public health officials expect it to reopen to visitors Wednesday night.


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Mumps Outbreak Reported On Cal Campus

Fever, headaches, muscle aches and fatigue. For members of the University of California at Berkeley community, these symptoms could spell more than a common cold—they could mean a case of the mumps.



Potentially Fatal Bacterial Outbreak At San Francisco Hospital

Two floors of California Pacific Medical Center on California Street in San Francisco were infected two weeks ago with clostridium difficile, more commonly known as “C Diff”.


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Washing Produce Won’t Necessarily Get Rid of E. Coli

One food safety expert says washing produce isn’t necessarily the solution to getting rid of E. coli if it’s grown in contaminated water.



9 Infant Deaths In California Whooping Cough Outbreak

State health officials reported Thursday that California is on track to break a 55-year record for whooping cough infections in an epidemic that has already claimed the lives of nine infants.

CBS San Francisco–09/17/2010