CDC: Flu Blamed For 84 Child Deaths Nationwide This SeasonThe deaths of 22 more children from flu-related causes were reported Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in its weekly surveillance report.
California Flu Death Toll Nearly DoublesThe deadly flu outbreak continued to gain momentum and claim more victims Friday with state health officials raising the death toll of those under 65 who have succumbed to the disease to 74.
57 Sickened at S.F. Elementary School After Norovirus OutbreakOfficials say an outbreak of norovirus at McKinley Elementary in San Francisco has caused at least 57 people, 53 students and four teachers, to be sick.
Flu Outbreak Claims One Victim, Sickens More Than 176 In Marin County One person has died and there has already been more than 176 confirmed cases of influenza in Marin County during the current outbreak of the disease.
Flu-Related Death Toll Continues To Rise In CaliforniaFlu-related deaths in California have been higher so far this season than in recent years, raising concerns the illness might prove more severe, health officials said Tuesday.
Listeria Found At LAX Catering FacilityAmerican Airlines has suspended use of a caterer at Los Angeles International Airport after listeria was found in the caterer's facility, but Delta Air Lines continues to get meals from the kitchen.
Officials Concerned About Mosquitoes Breeding In Fire-Ravaged Backyard Pools Sonoma County health officials are concerned by the mosquito breeding threat posed by backyard pools in homes that were destroyed in this month's devastating wildfire outbreak.
State Declares Emergency To Fight Hepatitis A OutbreakGov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency to combat a hepatitis A outbreak that has claimed 18 lives in San Diego and has triggered 71 cases in Santa Cruz County.
Santa Cruz County Among Hardest Hit In Deadly Hepatitis A Outbreak While a deadly outbreak of hepatitis A has taken a toll in San Diego, health officials said 70 cases have been discovered in Santa Cruz County and the numbers could continue to climb.
Toxic Algae Shuts Down Oakland’s Lake TemescalPark officials shut down swimming access to Oakland’s popular Lake Temescal Tuesday and warned dog walkers not to allow their pets to drink the algae-filled water.
Antioch Father's Death Linked To Gas Station Nacho Cheese Botulism OutbreakAn Antioch father of two has died from a severe case of botulism and may be a victim of an outbreak traced to a Walnut Grove service station, family members said.
Injection 'Chill Rooms' Proposed For Oakland Needle Exchange Program While heralding Oakland’s existing needle exchange program for lowering the spread of HIV and Hepatitis C, advocates say it’s simply doesn’t go far enough.

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