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Customs officers & passenger take precautions during an Ebola scare at Newark International Airport. (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Mayor Bill De Blasio At Ebola Roundtable: NYC Is Ready

The mayor convened a meeting of city agencies at City Hall on Thursday as a display of readiness against the spread of the deadly virus.

10/09/2014

Eli Waller (left), 4, died of Enterovirus D68, and another boy (right) who attended the same elementary school in Hamilton, New Jersey is being tested. (Credit: CBS 2)

Another Hamilton Student Tested For Enterovirus Following Classmate’s Death

Eli Waller, who attended Yardville Elementary School, died at home on Sept. 25.

10/06/2014

Yardville Elementary School in Hamilton, N.J. (Credit: CBS 2)

CDC: 4-Year-Old NJ Boy Who Died Had Enterovirus D68

So far, New Jersey has nine confirmed cases of the virus in Camden, Burlington, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Essex, Passaic and Sussex counties.

10/04/2014

Yardville Elementary School in Hamilton, N.J. (Credit: CBS 2)

CDC Confirms Hamilton, New Jersey Boy, 4, Died With Enterovirus D68

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Friday night that Enterovirus D68 was involved in the death of a 4-year-old boy in Hamilton, New Jersey last week.

10/03/2014

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Report: Yale Research Students To Voluntarily Sequester Themselves Following Trip From Liberia

Two Yale University doctoral students returning from West Africa are taking extra precautions to ensure that they did not contract the Ebola virus while traveling.

10/03/2014

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4 More Cases Of Enterovirus D68 Confirmed In New Jersey

The new cases involve patients from Burlington County, which has two cases, and Camden and Morris counties. Three confirmed cases were previously announced in Essex, Passaic and Sussex counties.

10/01/2014

A specialist tests for Enterovirus 68. (credit: CBS 2)

Doctors Investigating If Cases Of Paralysis Are Linked To Enterovirus D68

There has been a disturbing development in the nationwide outbreak involving the rare enterovirus D68. A handful of children have now developed polio-like symptoms of muscle weakness or paralysis.

09/29/2014

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Serious Respiratory Virus May Have Hit Westchester County

A handful of children have been hospitalized in Westchester County with what may be a respiratory virus that has sickened other children in a dozen states.

09/17/2014

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Health Officials: Enterovirus Cases Confirmed In NY, NJ And Connecticut

Health officials have confirmed two cases in New Jersey and New York City of a respiratory illness that is caused by an uncommon virus.

09/17/2014

Emergency room sign at Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

Doctors Await Ebola Test Results On Man At Mount Sinai Medical Center

Doctors at Mount Sinai Medical Center are awaiting Ebola test results on a man who visited West Africa last month before falling sick and going into the hospital on Monday.

08/05/2014

FILE -- People walk in the American Airlines/US Airways Terminal at John F. Kennedy Airport.  (Photo by Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Area Airports On Alert To Look For Passengers With Ebola Symptoms

Newark and John F. Kennedy airports are among 20 ports of entry in the U.S. with quarantine stations that have been staffed with health officials trained to look for symptoms of Ebola in passengers.

08/01/2014

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City Health Department Uses Yelp Reviews To Uncover Food Poisoning Cases

City health officials have begun using a novel method for spotting food poisoning cases – reading Yelp reviews.

05/22/2014

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Health Officials Confirm Second Case Of MERS In United States

Officials said the second confirmed case is located at a hospital in Orlando, Fla. The first was reported earlier this month in Indiana, involving a man who arrived from Saudi Arabia.

05/13/2014

Catharine Candelario, an employee at the newly opened Henley Vaporium, vapes, or smokes an electronic cigarette, on Dec. 19, 2013, in New York City. (credit: Getty Images)

L.I. City Looks To Add E-Cigarettes To Anti-Smoking Laws Already On The Books

A new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that poisonings from liquid nicotine used in e-cigarettes have increased dramatically over recent months.

04/21/2014

This is the skin of a patient after 3 days of measles infection; treated at a New York hospital. (CDC/file)

Health Department Confirms 2 New Cases On Measles In NYC

The health department says the total number of confirmed cases of measles is now at 26, with 12 pediatric and 14 adult cases.

04/16/2014

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