Dr. Jay Varma

Dr. Craig Spencer (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Ebola Patient In Serious But Stable Condition

On day five in the isolation unit, doctors said Dr. Craig Spencer is still showing symptoms of the virus and having gastrointestinal problems.

10/27/2014

People receive a free meningitis vaccine from Dr. Wayne Chen at the AIDS Healthcare Foundation pharmacy on April 15, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Officials: Meningitis Cases In HIV Positive Gay Men Under Investigation

New York City’s Health Department says it’s investigating three cases of meningitis that have developed in HIV-positive gay men over the last two weeks.

09/06/2014

People receive a free meningitis vaccine from Dr. Wayne Chen at the AIDS Healthcare Foundation pharmacy on April 15, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Officials Warn Of New Menigitis Outbreak Among HIV-Positive Gay Men

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on Friday was investigating a cluster of meningitis cases among HIV-positive gay men.

09/05/2014

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

Health Officials: 25 Cases Of Measles Confirmed In NYC

It first showed up in northern Manhattan and the Bronx, but the three most recent cases were reported on the Lower East Side.

04/02/2014

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

NYC Hospitals May Be To Blame For Measles Outbreak

There have been 20 confirmed cases of measles in the city during the past several weeks.

03/18/2014

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

NYC Health Department Investigating Measles Outbreak

The health department said seven adults and nine children have been diagnosed to date and four people have been hospitalized.

03/07/2014

A Chinatown fish market on March 5, 2014.  (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Rare Skin Infection Traced To Chinatown Fish Markets

The Health Department said there have been 30 reported cases of the infection caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium marinum.

03/05/2014

FILE - A health worker prepares a flu shot. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

NYC Board Of Health Approves Flu Shot Mandate For Young Children

New York City’s Board of Health voted Wednesday in favor of the mandatory vaccine for children under 6. The initiative takes effect in 30 days and will be required for about 150,000 children.

12/11/2013

Alta Restaurant (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Health Dept. Warns Of Potential Hepatitis A Exposure At West Village Restaurant

The New York City Department of Health said anyone who ate dessert at the Alta Restaurant, located at 64 W. 10th St. between March 23 to April should get a Hepatitis A vaccine as a “precautionary measure.”

04/05/2013

Person receiving vaccine (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYC Warns Of ‘Absolutely Terrifying’ Meningitis Outbreak, Urges Vaccination Among Gay Men

The outbreak of meningitis among gay men has sickened four people already this year, increasing the number of cases to 17 since 2012, according to city health officials.

03/06/2013

Surgical Mask (file/credit: clipart.com)

City Health Officials Investigating Deadly Bacterial Meningitis Outbreak Among HIV-Positive Men

Officials said in the past month, at least one person has died and and another was hospitalized in critical condition from the outbreak.

09/27/2012