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Since September, more than 140 outbreaks in the U.S. have been caused by the new Sydney strain of norovirus.
The Centers for Disease Control hinted that flu may have already peaked in some spots, but also that New York is experiencing “high activity.”
By scanning profiles for keywords such as “sneezing” and “achy,” the app is supposed to determine which one of your Facebook friends spread his or her germs.
Dr. David Katz said that some children have already died from flu complications and that even a garden variety flu season kills as many as 30,000 people.
The government says 170 people now have been sickened in the meningitis outbreak linked to tainted steroid shots, and 14 of them have died.
So far, no cases of the fungal meningitis have been reported in the Tri-State Area.
Blumenthal said the compound pharmacies appear to operate in a “regulatory black hole,” which must be closed.
Health Commissioner Mary O’Dowd said no cases have been uncovered in New Jersey, but in a statement said “This is an ongoing investigation and the full scope of the affected patients and facilities is not yet known.”
Nassau County health officials said a resident from the town of Oyster Bay, who was older than 80, has died. No other specific details about the victim’s death were announced.
Two of the patients who have been hospitalized for West Nile virus are from Suffolk County while the third is from Nassau County.
Consider this: the number of men who have children after the age of 40 has increased by more than 30 percent in the last 30 years. And in the last six years the rate of autism has doubled. Now, scientists are saying this is no coincidence.
This could be the worst year for whooping cough in this country in a half-century. So far this year, 1,288 cases have been reported in New York State — three times the number from 2011.
The CDC said that even though it has a report on how to prepare for a zombie invasion, it acknowledges that there are no such things as zombies.
It’s not just workers who were at the World Trade Center site after the 9/11 attacks who have suffered lingering health problems. It’s also people who have lived in the area, WCBS 880′s Peter Haskell reported