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Love oysters? Pay attention to this warning

Public Health officials are tracking multiple reports of norovirus-like illness (nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea) after eating raw oysters. Since January, Public Health – Seattle & King County has received multiple reports involving as many as 39 people whose illnesses we believe came from eating raw oysters.   1,197 more words


World TB Day: Global epidemic hits home

Every week, two new people on average are diagnosed with tuberculosis (TB) in King County. Many of these cases are investigated, treated and managed through our local TB program without public attention, but we’ve seen recent instances in schools ( 742 more words



Source: TheDailyBell.com March 22, 2017 Imagine men in bleach white bio suits with medical masks show up at your door. You are suspected of carrying a communicable disease.

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Two cases of hantavirus reported in King County since December, 2016: Be aware of health risks associated with deer mouse infestations

Hantavirus can cause a rare but deadly disease called Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS). In Washington State hantavirus is carried primarily by deer mice. Over the last several months, two people in King County have become ill with HPS, and one person died. 1,023 more words

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Two measles cases in King County, possible exposures in Seattle

Public Health – Seattle & King County has confirmed measles infection in a 6-month-old infant and the infant’s father, both King County residents who had recently traveled to Asia.   441 more words

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Kenyataan Akhbar KPK 16 Mac 2017 - Perkembangan Terkini Pemantauan Kesihatan Terhadap Kejadian Selsema Burung (H5N1) dalam Kalangan Unggas di Kelantan

Pemantauan kesihatan oleh Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia yang telah dijalankan oleh Jabatan Kesihatan Negeri Kelantan (JKN) dan Pejabat Kesihatan Daerah (PKD) yang berkaitan mendapati sehingga 15 Mac 2017, … 433 more words


TB evaluation at King County Jail

An inmate in the King County Jail system was recently diagnosed with infectious tuberculosis (TB). The person came into contact with other inmates and staff at times between November 20, 2016 and March 1, 2017, mostly at the Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent. 542 more words

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