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  • California Declares Measles Outbreak Over

    FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) — The California measles outbreak that began last December at two Disney parks was officially declared over Friday by state health officials. A total of 131 people in California were diagnosed with measles during the outbreak, according to the state’s Department of Public Health. However, additional cases were reported outside of [...]

  • U.S. Boy’s Death Highlights Rare Mosquito-Borne Infection

    By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) — The death from encephalitis of a 6-year-old Tennessee boy has led researchers to a better understanding of the mosquito-borne virus that killed the child. La Crosse virus, transmitted by the bite of an infected mosquito, often causes no symptoms. But severe cases may involve encephalitis, a [...]

  • Roundworm Parasite Targets Canine Eyes

    By Randy DotingaHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) — A small number of dogs and cats across the United States have been infected by a roundworm parasite that targets the eye, according to a new report. While the condition isn’t fatal, researchers say vets and owners should be aware of the outbreak and test dogs [...]

  • Dog Flu Outbreak Unleashes Warnings From Veterinarians

    THURSDAY, April 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) — With more than 1,000 dogs sickened by a highly contagious dog flu in the Midwestern United States, veterinarians urge pet owners to take precautions. “My advice to dog owners is to watch the news and be aware of where the disease is across the country,” said Susan Nelson, a [...]

  • Calif. Measles Outbreak May Be Coming to a Close

    THURSDAY, April 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) — A measles outbreak that began last December at two Disney parks in California will officially be over if no new cases are reported by Friday, state health officials said. According to the California Department of Public Health, a total of 134 people in California have been diagnosed with measles [...]

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