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A picture taken on July 24, 2014 shows staff of the Christian charity Samaritan's Purse putting on protective gear in the ELWA hospital in the Liberian capital Monrovia. An American doctor battling West Africa's Ebola epidemic has himself fallen sick with the disease in Liberia, Samaritan's Purse said on July 27. AFP PHOTO / ZOOM DOSSO        (Photo credit should read ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images)

U-M Doctor: ‘Risk Of Ebola Outbreak In U.S. Is Very Low’

Dr. Eden Wells with the University of Michigan urged that an outbreak in the U.S. is not likely, but it is possible.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/02/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

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Michigan Turkey Tests Positive For West Nile Virus

So far, the turkey is the first animal in the state to test positive this year for the disease.

05/31/2013

2012 Was Worst Year For West Nile Virus In Michigan

According to the Centers of Disease Control, 202 cases of West Nile Virus were reported in Michigan last year, including 17 deaths, in what officials are calling the worst outbreak of the disease since 2003.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/15/2013

13 Sickend At Medical Business Taken To Hospital

Thirteen employees at a West Michigan medical supply manufacturing business who were having trouble breathing were taken to a hospital for treatment and later released, officials said Wednesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/17/2013

8 Meningitis Cases, 2 Deaths, In Michigan Tied To Outbreak

Michigan Department of Community Health officials are reporting eight cases of fungal meningitis, including two deaths, linked to injections of a recalled back-pain medication.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/06/2012

No Reports In Mich. Of Meningitis Tied To Outbreak

No cases of a rare kind of meningitis linked to an outbreak in six states have been reported in Michigan, even though some tainted steroids have been distributed in the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/05/2012

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Flu Outbreak At Nursing Home

Rochester Hills-based Boulevard Health Center is barring visitors from entering because of a flu outbreak. It’s unclear how many residents are ill.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/20/2010

More Eastern Equine Encephalitis Cases In Horses

More cases of Eastern equine encephalitis have been reported in horses in Michigan. The Michigan Department of Agriculture tells the Kalamazoo Gazette that through Thursday there have been 130 cases so far this year. Officials […]

10/02/2010

Expert Warns Of Complacency After Swine Flu Fizzle

A leading virus expert urged health authorities around the world Sunday to stay vigilant even though the recent swine flu pandemic was less deadly than expected, warning that bird flu could spark the next global […]

09/05/2010

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