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The Mercury News
California audit identifies state government waste, misusedid not think it would affect the engineer's work, according to the report. Th
California audit identifies state government waste, misuse
The Mercury News / Posted 13 hours ago
did not think it would affect the engineer's work, according to the report. The drinking water program started with the California Department of Public Health but moved to the Water Resources Control Board in July 2014. A spokesman for the water... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Audit Finds State Government Waste, Misusedid not think it would affect the engineer's work, according to the report. Th
Audit Finds State Government Waste, Misuse
NBC Bay Area / Posted 23 hours ago
did not think it would affect the engineer's work, according to the report. The drinking water program started with the California Department of Public Health but moved to the Water Resources Control Board in July 2014. A spokesman for the water... Read more
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Orange County Register
State audit finds $75,000 reimbursement for employee's drive time, mismanaged propertydid not think it would affect the engineer’s work, according to the report. Th
State audit finds $75,000 reimbursement for employee's drive time, mismanaged property
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
did not think it would affect the engineer’s work, according to the report. The drinking-water program started with the California Department of Public Health but moved to the Water Resources Control Board in July 2014. A spokesman for the water... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California audit identifies state government waste, misusedid not think it would affect the engineer's work, according to the report. Th
California audit identifies state government waste, misuse
The Record Searchlight / Posted yesterday
did not think it would affect the engineer's work, according to the report. The drinking water program started with the California Department of Public Health but moved to the Water Resources Control Board in July 2014. A spokesman for the water... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
State worker accepted 24 pairs of free designer sunglasses, sold boss a pair for $20lobbying the agency to influence decisions on behalf of his clients less than a
State worker accepted 24 pairs of free designer sunglasses, sold boss a pair for $20
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
lobbying the agency to influence decisions on behalf of his clients less than a year after leaving his post. ▪ The California Department of Public Health incorrectly reimbursed an official $74,000 for commuting expenses from a home in... Read more
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NZCity
Dennis Quaid reportedly has a new girlfriend.But everything turned out OK. In December 2008, Dennis and Kimberly reached a
Dennis Quaid reportedly has a new girlfriend.
NZCity / Posted 2 days ago
But everything turned out OK. In December 2008, Dennis and Kimberly reached a $750,000 settlement with Los Angeles Cedars-Sinai hospital, while the facility was also fined $25,000 by the California Department of Public Health over th... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Prenatal exposure to organochlorine chemicals linked to increased odds of autism in childrenPerspectives. Now a researcher in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute's Modifiable
Prenatal exposure to organochlorine chemicals linked to increased odds of autism in children
News-Medical-Net / Posted 3 days ago
Perspectives. Now a researcher in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute's Modifiable Risk Factors Program, Lyall was with the California Department of Public Health when she began the work. She teamed with researchers from the department, including... Read more
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Daily Mail
Dennis Quaid smitten with new girlfriend after his split from ex wifereached a $750,000 settlement with Los Angeles Cedars-Sinai hospital, while the
Dennis Quaid smitten with new girlfriend after his split from ex wife
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
reached a $750,000 settlement with Los Angeles Cedars-Sinai hospital, while the facility was also fined $25,000 by the California Department of Public Health over the blunder. Kimberly is Quaid's third wife; he was married to actresses PJ... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Shellfish warning for Central CoastThe California Department of Public Health is warning people not to eat shellfi
Shellfish warning for Central Coast
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 4 days ago
The California Department of Public Health is warning people not to eat shellfish caught along the Central Coast because of dangerous levels of domoic acid recently found in test samples. The warning issued Friday, August 19 is in effect for rock... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Unsafe Bivalve Shellfish, Rock Crabs Prompt WarningsOfficials with the California Department of Public Health issued a warning on F
Unsafe Bivalve Shellfish, Rock Crabs Prompt Warnings
NBC Bay Area / Posted 5 days ago
Officials with the California Department of Public Health issued a warning on Friday to consumers to avoid eating rock crabs from Half Moon Bay and bivalve shellfish and rock crabs from Monterey Bay. Dangerous levels of a toxin called domoic acid... Read more
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Breitbart
Shock: 170 Zika Cases in California170 cases of Zika virus infection have been confirmed in California alone in 20
Shock: 170 Zika Cases in California
Breitbart / Posted 5 days ago
170 cases of Zika virus infection have been confirmed in California alone in 2015 and 2016, as the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) warns travelers returning home from the Rio Olympics or other Zika-affected regions to take precautions... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Consumers Warned To Avoid Eating Rock Crabs, Bivalve ShellfishOfficials with the California Department of Public Health issued a warning on F
Consumers Warned To Avoid Eating Rock Crabs, Bivalve Shellfish
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
Officials with the California Department of Public Health issued a warning on Friday to consumers to avoid eating rock crabs from Half Moon Bay and bivalve shellfish and rock crabs from Monterey Bay. Dangerous levels of a toxin called domoic acid... Read more
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The Mercury News
Consumers warned of toxic rock crabs caught in Half Moon Bayacid, a naturally occurring toxin that can cause sickness and death in severe c
Consumers warned of toxic rock crabs caught in Half Moon Bay
The Mercury News / Posted 6 days ago
acid, a naturally occurring toxin that can cause sickness and death in severe cases. The advisory issued Friday by the California Department of Public Health also applies to mussels, clams and the internal organs of scallops caught in Monterey... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Zika cases jump to 170 in California, sparking travel warningsyour return and refrain from unprotected sex so you don’t pass the virus to you
Zika cases jump to 170 in California, sparking travel warnings
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
your return and refrain from unprotected sex so you don’t pass the virus to your partner,”Dr. Karen Smith, director for the California Department of Public Health, said in a statement. So far, the mosquito that carries the virus has been found in a... Read more
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NBC San Diego
San Diego to Spray for Mosquito That Carries Zika Viruscounties. "Still, there is no evidence these mosquitoes are transmitting Zika
San Diego to Spray for Mosquito That Carries Zika Virus
NBC San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
counties. "Still, there is no evidence these mosquitoes are transmitting Zika in the state at this time," according to the California Department of Public Health website. What You Need to Know The state of California reported on August 4 that two... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Opponents try to block California vaccination law as school startshave been required in California schools since 1962, starting with the polio va
Opponents try to block California vaccination law as school starts
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 11 days ago
have been required in California schools since 1962, starting with the polio vaccine, according to the California Department of Public Health. A measles outbreak tied to a case at Disneyland in 2015 prompted lawmakers to impose... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Second Type of Mosquito That Carries Zika Virus Found in Tony Orange County Neighborhoodvirus that's been found in Orange County, following the discovery of yellow fev
Second Type of Mosquito That Carries Zika Virus Found in Tony Orange County Neighborhood
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 11 days ago
virus that's been found in Orange County, following the discovery of yellow fever mosquitoes in October. According to the California Department of Public Health, all but one of the 153 cases of Zika infections documented in California as of Friday... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
With barbiturates and martini, Sonoma man among first Californians to die under end-of-life lawto say how many terminally ill Californians have requested – or ingested – an e
With barbiturates and martini, Sonoma man among first Californians to die under end-of-life law
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 11 days ago
to say how many terminally ill Californians have requested – or ingested – an end-of-life prescription so far. The California Department of Public Health declined to comment. The department is required to issue its first annual aid-in-dying... Read more
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Orange County Register
Asian Tiger mosquitoes that can carry Zika virus found in Mission Viejoinfected while traveling outside the United States or through sexual contact wi
Asian Tiger mosquitoes that can carry Zika virus found in Mission Viejo
Orange County Register / Posted 13 days ago
infected while traveling outside the United States or through sexual contact with an infected traveler, according to the California Department of Public Health. As of Friday, there have been 153 travel-associated Zika virus infections in... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Zika infections spread through CaliforniaPrevention reports. California’s cases – all travel-related – rose from 114 re
Zika infections spread through California
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
Prevention reports. California’s cases – all travel-related – rose from 114 reported July 29 to 153 reported Friday, the California Department of Public Health reported. The first two babies born in the state with Zika-caused microcephaly, or... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Experts afraid California’s West Nile cases could spikeValley. “There is the potential for many more West Nile human cases this year,
Experts afraid California’s West Nile cases could spike
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
Valley. “There is the potential for many more West Nile human cases this year,” said Dr. Vicki Kramer, chief of the California Department of Public Health’s Vector-Borne Disease Section. Most infected people have no symptoms, which can... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Scores of students without vaccine proof sent home on first day of schoolhave been required in California schools since 1962, starting with the polio va
Scores of students without vaccine proof sent home on first day of school
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 14 days ago
have been required in California schools since 1962, starting with the polio vaccine, according to the California Department of Public Health. School districts were first required to track student immunizations in 1978. Gov.... Read more
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FOX News
Health officials find plague in Lake Tahoe-area fleaofficials say a flea found on a yellow chipmunk in the South Lake Tahoe area ha
Health officials find plague in Lake Tahoe-area flea
FOX News / Posted 14 days ago
officials say a flea found on a yellow chipmunk in the South Lake Tahoe area has tested positive for plague. The California Department of Public Health says the flea was found on a rodent in Fallen Leaf Campground. Warning signs have been... Read more
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The Advocate
I Lost My Legs to Meningitis, But You Don't Have Tothan a day, I went from enjoying the sun on a California beach to fighting for
I Lost My Legs to Meningitis, But You Don't Have To
The Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
than a day, I went from enjoying the sun on a California beach to fighting for my life in a hospital bed. This is why the California Department of Public Health recommends that all gay and bi men in Los Angeles, Orange, and San Diego counties... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
First Zika case reported in the Coachella Valleybut rare, complications include abnormal brain development in a baby whose preg
First Zika case reported in the Coachella Valley
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 16 days ago
but rare, complications include abnormal brain development in a baby whose pregnant mother is infected. Last week, the California Department of Public Health reported two cases of Zika-related birth defects in California. State health officials... Read more
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The Mercury News
Zika virus: Some questions and answers5, 134 people in California have contracted the Zika virus while traveling in a
Zika virus: Some questions and answers
The Mercury News / Posted 16 days ago
5, 134 people in California have contracted the Zika virus while traveling in an area where the disease is endemic. The California Department of Public Health reported last week that two infants with Zika-related microcephaly were born in... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Centers for Disease Control gives California grant to gather information on Zikain the bloodstream and can be sexually transmitted, possibly for a few months a
Centers for Disease Control gives California grant to gather information on Zika
The Daily Californian / Posted 16 days ago
in the bloodstream and can be sexually transmitted, possibly for a few months after it is acquired. As of Friday, the California Department of Public Health, or CDPH, has confirmed 134 cases of travel-acquired Zika in California, 10 of which... Read more
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Inquirier.net
California youth leaders rally for police and education reformsOur Dreams rally on the West steps of the State Capitol on August 8. CONTRIBUTE
California youth leaders rally for police and education reforms
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 days ago
Our Dreams rally on the West steps of the State Capitol on August 8. CONTRIBUTED Jahmal Miller, deputy director at the California Department of Public Health Office of Health Equity, highlighted the steep health disparities facing boys and men... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Elk Grove could have aerial spraying for West Nile virusresults available later this week will help make a determination, according to
Elk Grove could have aerial spraying for West Nile virus
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 18 days ago
results available later this week will help make a determination, according to a district news release. Last week, the California Department of Public Health announced that the first West Nile virus-related fatality in California occurred in... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Five more birds test positive for West Nile virus in Ventura Countypositive for the West Nile virus. On Monday Ventura County Environmental Healt
Five more birds test positive for West Nile virus in Ventura County
Ventura County Star / Posted 18 days ago
positive for the West Nile virus. On Monday Ventura County Environmental Health Division received confirmation from the California Department of Public Health that three wild birds collected during mid-July and one found in early August in... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
What Are The Prospects Of A Zika Epidemic In The U.S.?Two California babies have been born with microcephaly to mothers who were infe
What Are The Prospects Of A Zika Epidemic In The U.S.?
KPBS San Diego / Posted 18 days ago
Two California babies have been born with microcephaly to mothers who were infected with Zika, the California Department of Public Health said Thursday. There is no evidence mosquitoes are transmitting Zika in the state. Health officials said the... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Mosquito eradication operations continue in Riverside CountyMosquito eradication operations are planned this morning in Nuevo, where the p
Mosquito eradication operations continue in Riverside County
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 18 days ago
Mosquito eradication operations are planned this morning in Nuevo, where the presence of West Nile virus was recently confirmed. The Riverside County Department of Environmental Health will conduct ``ultra-low volume'' spraying in areas where high... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Baby with Zika-related birth defects born in Alameda CountyZika-related birth defects, possibly at the Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in
Baby with Zika-related birth defects born in Alameda County
The Daily Californian / Posted 19 days ago
Zika-related birth defects, possibly at the Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Berkeley, according to Berkeleyside. The California Department of Public Health, or CDPH, confirmed in a press release Thursday that two infants with Zika-related... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
SF Tries to Justify Restaurant Inspection 'Loophole'they file a change of ownership application. State Law on Restaurant Inspectio
SF Tries to Justify Restaurant Inspection 'Loophole'
NBC Bay Area / Posted 19 days ago
they file a change of ownership application. State Law on Restaurant Inspections That’s simply not true, according to the California Department of Public Health. Nowhere in California’s retail food code does it state a local health department must... Read more
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FOX News
Doc: Microcephaly just 'tip of the iceberg' with Zikaofficials had hoped for, suggesting the insects may be resistant to the insecti
Doc: Microcephaly just 'tip of the iceberg' with Zika
FOX News / Posted 19 days ago
officials had hoped for, suggesting the insects may be resistant to the insecticides being used. Across the country, the California Department of Public Health reported that two babies have been born with Zika-related microcephaly to mothers who... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Booming demand, state protections attract commercial surrogate birthinggrowing. Hospital clerks wrote “surrogate” 360 times in the comment field for b
Booming demand, state protections attract commercial surrogate birthing
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 20 days ago
growing. Hospital clerks wrote “surrogate” 360 times in the comment field for birth registration in 2015, according to the California Department of Public Health. There were 53 listings in 2010. Some say these figures lowball a market many times... Read more
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The Mercury News
Zika virus: San Francisco health officials confirm 2 new cases; city total at 10to 10, the San Francisco Department of Public Health announced Friday. News of
Zika virus: San Francisco health officials confirm 2 new cases; city total at 10
The Mercury News / Posted 20 days ago
to 10, the San Francisco Department of Public Health announced Friday. News of the recent infections comes just after the California Department of Public Health reported Thursday that two infants suffering from Zika-related microcephaly were born... Read more
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The Mercury News
Sacramento County senior citizen is California's first West Nile virus death of 2016and the elderly are particularly susceptible, as this unfortunate fatality illu
Sacramento County senior citizen is California's first West Nile virus death of 2016
The Mercury News / Posted 21 days ago
and the elderly are particularly susceptible, as this unfortunate fatality illustrates," Dr. Karen Smith, director of the California Department of Public Health and the state's health officer, said in a statement. "West Nile virus activity in the... Read more
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Breitbart
Two Zika Babies Born In California With MicrocephalyZika infection. Both women contracted Zika “after spending time in a country w
Two Zika Babies Born In California With Microcephaly
Breitbart / Posted 21 days ago
Zika infection. Both women contracted Zika “after spending time in a country where the virus is endemic,” according to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). Mosquitos with the ability to carry the virus have been discovered in 12... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
West Nile found in Palo Cedro birdPeter Bonkrude. Statewide, there have been 764 dead birds that tested positive
West Nile found in Palo Cedro bird
The Record Searchlight / Posted 21 days ago
Peter Bonkrude. Statewide, there have been 764 dead birds that tested positive for West Nile this year, according to the California Department of Public Health. Bonkrude said the West Nile season is only about half through, and "with continued... Read more
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NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls
Zika Virus: Officials Launch Air War, Test Vaccine(CNN) -- The California Department of Public Health announced Thursday that two
Zika Virus: Officials Launch Air War, Test Vaccine
NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls / Posted 21 days ago
(CNN) -- The California Department of Public Health announced Thursday that two babies were born with Zika-related birth defects. The mothers had Zika during pregnancy after traveling abroad. This comes as authorities in Florida wage war on... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
One of two babies with Zika-related birth defect was born in Alameda CountyAlameda County Public Health Department declined to release any other informati
One of two babies with Zika-related birth defect was born in Alameda County
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 21 days ago
Alameda County Public Health Department declined to release any other information about the infant or the mother. The California Department of Public Health on Thursday disclosed that two babies have been born in the state with a severe birth... Read more
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The Mercury News
Sacramento County senior citizen is California's first West Nile virus death of 2016and the elderly are particularly susceptible, as this unfortunate fatality illu
Sacramento County senior citizen is California's first West Nile virus death of 2016
The Mercury News / Posted 21 days ago
and the elderly are particularly susceptible, as this unfortunate fatality illustrates," Dr. Karen Smith, director of the California Department of Public Health and the state's health officer, said in a statement. "West Nile virus activity in the... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Opposition To SB 503 Is Growing In The Bay Area. CategoryCalifornia Advocates For Nursing Home Reform (CANHR). Local opposition is grow
Opposition To SB 503 Is Growing In The Bay Area. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 21 days ago
California Advocates For Nursing Home Reform (CANHR). Local opposition is growing against SB 503, a bill supported by the California Department of Public Health (DPH), but is opposed by the organization called California Advocates For Nursing Home... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Back-School Vaccine Clinics This SaturdayCases of Zika-Related Birth Defects in CaliforniaCDPH Reports Two Cases of Zika
Back-School Vaccine Clinics This Saturday
KTVN Reno / Posted 21 days ago
Cases of Zika-Related Birth Defects in CaliforniaCDPH Reports Two Cases of Zika-Related Birth Defects in California The California Department of Public Health reports that two infants with Zika-related microcephaly have been born in California... Read more
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KCRA 3 Sacramento
1st West Nile virus death in Calif. was in Sacramento CountyThe California Department of Public Health confirmed Friday that a Sacramento C
1st West Nile virus death in Calif. was in Sacramento County
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted 21 days ago
The California Department of Public Health confirmed Friday that a Sacramento County resident was the first person in California to die from West Nile virus in 2016. The person who died was a "senior citizen" in Sacramento County, but additional... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Two babies born in California with Zika-related defect.a neurologist at the Pedro I hospital in Campina Grande, Paraiba state, Brazil.
Two babies born in California with Zika-related defect.
Manila Bulletin / Posted 21 days ago
a neurologist at the Pedro I hospital in Campina Grande, Paraiba state, Brazil. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File) mb.com.ph The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) did not reveal where the mothers were from but said they were infected this... Read more
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NBC San Diego
SD County Zika Cases Rise to 22, Health Officials Concernedcase has made it very real,” Thihalolipavan said. In California, two babies we
SD County Zika Cases Rise to 22, Health Officials Concerned
NBC San Diego / Posted 21 days ago
case has made it very real,” Thihalolipavan said. In California, two babies were born with Zika-related defects, the California Department of Public Health confirmed on Thursday. The mothers of the babies had spent time in countries where the... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Babies in US born with microcephalyTwo babies in the US have been born with microcephaly due to being infected in
Babies in US born with microcephaly
Sky News Australia / Posted 22 days ago
Two babies in the US have been born with microcephaly due to being infected in the womb with the Zika virus, the California Department of Public Health has confirmed. Health authorities said at a press conference on Thursday that the mothers... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Baby born with Zika virus treated at Bay Area hospitalwith her baby. The other was treated at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Ber
Baby born with Zika virus treated at Bay Area hospital
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 22 days ago
with her baby. The other was treated at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Berkeley, authorities confirmed to KTVU and the California Department of Public Health. Health officials declined to release additional details about the cases, citing... Read more
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