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CNN: Enterovirus D68 in 19 states, Canada

“Enterovirus D68 is likely coming — if it hasn’t already — to a state near you.

Since mid-August, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention… 34 more words

Culture Clash

This summer, scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) made a disturbing discovery:  hundreds of vials of deadly pathogens, packed in cardboard boxes and stashed in a little-used storage room on the agency’s Bethesda campus.  624 more words


Enterovirus Case Confirmed In New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Health officials have confirmed New Jersey’s first case of a respiratory illness that is caused by an uncommon virus.

Enterovirus 68 was identified in a specimen sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention by a… 142 more words


Health Dept. Confirms 4 Cases Of Enterovirus D68 In Pa.

PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) — The respiratory virus that’s been striking children across the country is now in Pennsylvania.

There are now four confirmed cases of the Enterovirus D68 on the other end of the state. 501 more words


51 - Pregnant at 51

Last week the New York Post ran an article about Tracey Kahn, a single, professional woman, who is pregnant at age 51. This is her second child; her first child, a daughter named Scarlett, is 2. 196 more words


Read his speech: Obama visits Georgia, CDC for Ebola updates

President Barack Obama made a stop by the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta on Tuesday to receive an update on the Ebola outbreak in Africa that has killed a record number of people. 2,031 more words