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CDC: Meningitis Cases Reach 170, 14 People Die

The government says 170 people now have been sickened in the meningitis outbreak linked to tainted steroid shots, and 14 of them have died. Idaho becomes the 11th state to report at least one illness.

10/11/2012

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CDC: More Than 90 People Ill With Meningitis

Health officials say they have now confirmed more than 90 cases of a rare fungal meningitis that has been linked to a steroid commonly used to ease back pain.

10/07/2012

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Clinic CEO: 4 Patients Have Meningitis Symptoms

The CEO of Minnesota pain clinics that used a steroid now linked to a fungal meningitis outbreak says four patients have shown symptoms.

10/05/2012

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Several Minn. Clinics Gave Drug Tied To Outbreak

A Minnesota health official says the state hasn’t found any cases of a rare kind of meningitis, as federal health officials warned doctors and hospitals to avoid a Massachusetts specialty pharmacy linked to a widening national outbreak.

10/04/2012

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8 Wisconsinites Sickened In Salmonella Outbreak

State health officials say eight people in Wisconsin are among those sickened by a salmonella outbreak in 19 states

04/05/2012

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Salmonella Outbreak Tied To Chicks, Ducklings

Health officials say 39 people have been sickened from a salmonella outbreak spread through handling baby chicks or ducklings.

06/10/2011

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Minnesota Officials Say Measles Outbreak Is Over

It’s been six weeks since the state’s last measles case. The totals from the state’s worst outbreak in years stand at 23 cases including 14 children who had to be hospitalized. But there were no deaths.

06/09/2011

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U.S. On Track For Most Measles Cases In A Decade

The United States seems to be on track to have more measles cases than any year in more than a decade, with virtually all cases linked to other countries, including Europe where there’s a big outbreak.

05/05/2011

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MN Health Officials Worried Over Possible Measles Outbreak

Currently, the Minnesota Department of Health says there are 14 confirmed cases of measles in Minnesota, but health care professionals worry that more cases could come and history could repeat itself.

03/31/2011

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MDH: 12 Flu-Related Deaths Happened Last Week

The Minnesota Department of Health says that flu activity in the state is still high with 12 flu deaths happening just last week.

03/24/2011

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11th Measles Case Reported In Minn.

The Minnesota Department of Health says they have found a 11th case of measles in Minnesota.

03/23/2011

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More Measles Cases Reported In Minn.

The Minnesota Department of Health reports a number of new case of measles in the state, bringing the number found since February to nine total.

03/22/2011

Vaccination

MDH: 6 Cases Of Measles In A Month

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has confirmed two more cases of measles in Minnesota.

03/18/2011

Bird Flu

Is Bird Flu Making A Comeback?

Avian flu claimed 310 lives in 15 countries from 2004 to 2006, then the disease quieted down — until now.

03/03/2011

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Minn. School Closes Classes Due To Flu Outbreak

Hollandale Christian School in Hollandale, Minn. has canceled classes due to a flu outbreak, according to the school’s principal.

03/01/2011

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