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Ukiah Clinic Received Recalled Shots Linked To Meningitis Outbreak

Federal officials say four California clinics, including one in Mendocino County, received steroid shots from a recalled batch linked to a deadly meningitis outbreak.

10/05/2012

(CBS)

113 Monterey-Area Students Sent Home Over Possible Norovirus

A Monterey-area middle school sent 113 students home after a suspected norovirus outbreak, and county health officials are investigating the cause.

03/09/2012

A maintenance worker at Saint Ignatius College Preparatory cleans the campus after nearly 200 students came down with the stomach flu on January 31, 2012. (CBS)

SF’s St. Ignatius Prep To Stay Closed Due To Stomach Flu Outbreak

A San Francisco high school will now be closed through the weekend because of a stomach flu outbreak that has sickened dozens of students.

02/01/2012

A maintenance worker at Saint Ignatius College Preparatory cleans the campus after nearly 200 students came down with the stomach flu on January 31, 2012. (CBS)

Stomach Flu Outbreak Forces SF School To Close Wednesday

Saint Ignatius College Preparatory will be closed Wednesday for cleaning after nearly 200 students came down with the stomach flu.

01/31/2012

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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.

11/22/2011

Students walk to class at UC Berkeley (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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.

10/05/2011

(CBS)

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”.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/07/2011

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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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/04/2011

(CBS)

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

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