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Chris Miller
March 25, 2020 - 6:28 pm
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is sending an expert on infection prevention and control to Lambeth House, where several COVID-19 cases have been confirmed
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
February 26, 2020 - 11:13 am
President Donald Trump plans to hold a news conference at the White House to discuss efforts to address coronavirus. The president will be joined by representatives of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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January 24, 2020 - 9:31 am
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Illinois health officials announced Friday a case of the coronavirus has been confirmed in Chicago. This brings the total number of U.S. cases to two, as Chinese health officials work to contain the outbreak. U.S. health officials are currently monitoring 63 other...
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KNX 1070
January 21, 2020 - 7:48 am
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to announce the first case of coronavirus in the US today. The CDC and Washington state officials say the man is in his 30's and in good condition at a hospital in Everett. A federal source tells CNN the case was reported in Washington...
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Don Ames
November 22, 2019 - 12:48 pm
Shortly after a report earlier this week of the first vaping-related death in Louisiana, officials from the Department of Health now say a second person from the state has died from a vaping-related illness. It's one of more than 47 deaths reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
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Don Ames
May 23, 2019 - 10:08 am
New Orleans is now seeing more women over 30 than under 30 having their first babies. A recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows indicates that it's a national trend. It had never been seen in the country until two years ago. But, Dr. Joseph Biggio, Associate System...
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January 03, 2019 - 2:45 pm
Louisiana is one of nine states reporting a high activity level for flu-like illnesses. That's according to CDC's latest U.S. Influenza Surveillance report. LSU Health New Orleans Infectious Diseases specialist, Doctor Fred Lopez, encourages Louisiana residents to get the flu shot now. "Remember,...
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August 22, 2018 - 5:26 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ Louisiana and Mississippi are leading the nation in the number of people who have become seriously ill from West Nile virus this year. State health departments are warning residents to take precautions against mosquitoes, which spread the virus. The Centers for Disease Control...
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AP
January 31, 2018 - 9:27 am
(AP) _ U.S. officials have announced that the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has resigned because of financial conflicts of interest. Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald had been in the job since July. A statement Wednesday from the Department of Health and Human Services said...
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July 14, 2017 - 3:12 pm
WWL.com Reporting According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, opioid prescription rates are dropping in Louisiana, but former FBI Director Louis Freeh warns federal loopholes could threaten that progress. A report from the Freeh Group suggests policy proposals would loosen...
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