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2020
March 11 2020

CDC Director Robert Redfield states that some coronavirus related deaths have been found posthumously

CDC Director Robert Redfield states that some coronavirus related deaths have been found posthumously

CDC Director Robert Redfield answered Harley Rouda’s questions, during a hearing in the House..[ »»» ]

February 18 2020

Data shows that there were more than 2,807 lung (vaping) injury cases reported from all 50 states

Data shows that there were more than 2,807 lung (vaping) injury cases reported from all 50 states

U.S. federal data shows there were more than 2,807 cases reported from all 50..[ »»» ]

February 14 2020

At least 14,000 people have died and 250,000 have already been hospitalized in the 2019-20 flu season

At least 14,000 people have died and 250,000 have already been hospitalized in the 2019-20 flu season

CDC: At least 14,000 people have died and 250,000 have already been hospitalized during..[ »»» ]

February 10 2020

Flu-related hospitalizations up as confirmed flu cases top 20,000 statewide

Flu-related hospitalizations up as confirmed flu cases top 20,000 statewide

There have been 24,865 confirmed cases of the flu, as of Feb 1. The..[ »»» ]

January 10 2020

What we know about the mysterious vaping-linked illness and deaths

What we know about the mysterious vaping-linked illness and deaths

Washington Post: “You have a lot of otherwise healthy young people suddenly arriving with..[ »»» ]

2019
December 27 2019

Influenza outbreaks linked to 18 deaths and put strain on emergency departments in Ireland

Influenza outbreaks linked to 18 deaths and put strain on emergency departments in Ireland

Irish Times: Flu outbreak linked to 18 deaths and strain on emergency departments. This..[ »»» ]

December 13 2019

In Maryland, 14,000 people have visited the emergency room this season due to influenza-like illness

In Maryland, 14,000 people have visited the emergency room this season due to influenza-like illness

In Maryland, 14,000 people have visited the emergency room this season due to influenza-like..[ »»» ]

December 13 2019

There have been at least 2.6 million flu illnesses and 23,000 flu-related hospitalizations

There have been at least 2.6 million flu illnesses and 23,000 flu-related hospitalizations

Centers for Disease Control (CDC): There have been at least 2.6 million flu illnesses..[ »»» ]

December 4 2019

One hospital had 9 flu cases at this time last year. This year, it has more than 1,400

One hospital had 9 flu cases at this time last year. This year, it has more than 1,400

CNN Health: One hospital had 9 flu cases at this time last year. This..[ »»» ]

November 28 2019

New England Patriots sacked by a bug with ‘flu-like symptoms’

New England Patriots sacked by a bug with ‘flu-like symptoms’

New England Patriots sacked by a bug with ‘flu-like symptoms’. Safety Devin McCourty told..[ »»» ]

November 12 2019

Couple from Inner Mongolia was admitted to Beijing hospital, seeking treatment for pneumonic plague

Couple from Inner Mongolia was admitted to Beijing hospital, seeking treatment for pneumonic plague

Pepe Escobar: On November 12, a married couple from Inner Mongolia was admitted to..[ »»» ]

October 3 2019

Vaping lung injuries top 1,000 cases as deaths rise to 18

Vaping lung injuries top 1,000 cases as deaths rise to 18

CDC: Vaping-related injuries are now reported in almost every state. 1,080 cases reported, upgraded..[ »»» ]

September 16 2019
August 29 2019
August 19 2019

First Death in a Spate of Vaping Sicknesses Reported by Health Officials

First Death in a Spate of Vaping Sicknesses Reported by Health Officials

The first deaths from vaping-related pulmonary fibrosis were reported in Illinois, USA. At the..[ »»» ]

July 11 2019

Outbreak of respiratory virus in nursing home in Virginia

Outbreak of respiratory virus in nursing home in Virginia

Outbreak of respiratory virus in nursing home in Virginia has left two people dead..[ »»» ]

2002
April 20 2002

Poor enforcement of safety rules allowed an April 2002 anthrax leak to occur

Poor enforcement of safety rules allowed an April 2002 anthrax leak to occur

Poor enforcement of safety rules allowed an April 2002 anthrax leak to occur at..[ »»» ]