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Consumer groups are asking the USDA to identify the brands of turkey and processing facilities that have been linked to the outbreak.

  • Nov 16, 2018

U.S. health workers are stationed in the capital, but attacks on government outposts and civilians by armed militias where the disease is spreading are complicating efforts to provide direct medical aid.

  • Nov 14, 2018

Doctors are desperately testing therapies for acute flaccid myelitis.

  • Nov 13, 2018

If the deadly viral disease becomes entrenched, it will be the first time that's happened in modern history.

  • Nov 5, 2018

The new data provides a more comprehensive picture of last season's record-breaking flu season.

  • Oct 25, 2018

Health and Human Services Department officials have been behind a push to define sex by what is determined at birth, rather than gender identity.

  • Oct 24, 2018

This is the first time a routine vaccination has been recommended for homeless persons. Officials hope to prevent future outbreaks of the contagious liver disease.

  • Oct 24, 2018

Federal health officials are investigating an increase in confirmed and possible cases of acute flaccid myelitis, a polio-like illness that can cause paralysis and mostly affects children.

  • Oct 16, 2018

A pair of reports highlight a growing concern among health officials about children who aren’t getting protection against preventable diseases.

  • Oct 11, 2018

The pasta salad is sold in 244 stores in Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin.

  • Jul 18, 2018
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