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WHO: 10,000 New Ebola Cases Per Week Could Be SeenA World Health Organization official says there could be up to 10,000 new cases of Ebola per week within two months.
4 More Cases Of Enterovirus D68 Confirmed In New JerseyThe 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.
Health Officials: Enterovirus Cases Confirmed In NY, NJ And ConnecticutHealth officials have confirmed two cases in New Jersey and New York City of a respiratory illness that is caused by an uncommon virus.
Tri-State Area In The Grip Of More Hot And Humid Weather The heat is expected to continue through Sunday. There’s a chance for strong to severe thunderstorms on Sunday night or Monday.
Health Officials: Sandy Rebuilding Poses Mosquito Risk In NJThe state Department of Health said the storm has left behind wet debris piles and depressions from fallen trees. Mosquitoes will breed in standing water.
N.J. Budget To Award Hospitals $675 Million For Charity CareThe state budget recently proposed by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie would divide $675 million in charity care funds between New Jersey hospitals – roughly the same amount that was allocated during the current fiscal year.
New Jersey Offering Free Mental Health Counseling To Those Coping With SandyGov. Chris Christie's administration announced state and federal emotional stress hotlines have been made available to New Jersey residents and relief workers.
Garden State's First Medical Marijuana License Given To Montclair Dispensary Officials said Greenleaf Compassionate Care in Montclair has submitted all the necessary paperwork and cleared all the hurdles to open.
Health Officials: 1st Fungal Meningitis Case Reported In NJState health officials say a 70-year-old Cumberland County man is hospitalized with what is believed to be the illness. He received an injection of a steroid from one of the lots recalled by a specialty pharmacy in Massachusetts and tied to a meningitis outbreak.
NJ Health Officials ID Facilities In Meningitis ScareHealth 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."
NJ Patients Can Register For Medical Marijuana Starting Thursday The announcement comes as the state's first legal dispensary, Greenleaf Compassion Center in Montclair, N.J., grows its first crop of legal pot for patients.
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