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Health officials say vaping illness linked to illegal liquids

According to health officials, a thickening agent is tied to the U.S. vaping illness outbreak.

Hepatitis A outbreak over in northern Kentucky

Health officials in northern Kentucky have declared the hepatitis A outbreak over in the region.
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Death toll tops 1,000 in Congo Ebola outbreak

More than 1,000 people have died from an Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo that started in August, the country's health minister said Friday, as attacks on treatment centers and health workers undermine efforts to contain the disease.

Salmonella outbreak in KY linked to pre-cut melon

The Department for Public Health has announced that 16 Kentuckians have tested positive with a strain of Salmonella that has been linked to pre-cut melon including cantaloupe, watermelon and honeydew.

Mozambique cholera cases jump to 139 a day after outbreak

Officials in Mozambique say the number of cholera cases among survivors of a devastating cyclone has jumped to 139.

Measure seeks review of state response to hepatitis outbreak

Kentucky lawmakers have advanced a proposal that calls for a review of the state's response to a hepatitis A outbreak that became one of the country's largest.

Statewide hepatitis A outbreak continues, more deaths reported

The state continues its push for people to get the hepatitis A vaccine as soon as possible to avoid getting the virus and spreading the disease.

Whitley County Health Department releases list of restaurants with cases of hepatitis A

The Whitley County Health Department has released the names of the restaurants that have had a food worker diagnosed with hepatitis A.

Statewide hepatitis A statistics for Kentucky

Since the hepatitis A outbreak began in Kentucky a year ago, there have been 2,050 confirmed cases, according to the state.
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Madison County declares hepatitis A outbreak

The Madison County Health Department has declared a hepatitis A outbreak as the number of cases in the county increase.
Salmonella Outbreak

Kentucky among 29 states in salmonella outbreak

Kentucky is one of the 29 states hit by a strain of drug-resistant salmonella, according to the CDC.
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Officials: Lexington had 13 cases of hepatitis A in September

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Lexington-Fayette County Health Department officials say in September, Lexington had 13 confirmed cases in the statewide outbreak. They say this is...

Hepatitis A case reported at recovery center in Lexington

The health department reports a patient at the Hope Center’s Privett Recovery Center tested positive for hepatitis A last week.
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New hepatitis A numbers show scope of outbreak in KY

Updated hepatitis A numbers from the state show the scope of the outbreak in Kentucky.

Health officials to give update on Hepatitis A outbreak

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Health officials plan to give updates Kentucky's Hepatitis A outbreak, including initiatives to slow it. A statement from the Louisville Metro...

Ebola spreads to city, entering 3 health zones in Congo

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) - Congo's health minister says Ebola has spread to a city, the capital of Equateur province, a worrying shift in the...
E. coli Update From Lincoln County Schools

1st death reported in romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak

NEW YORK (AP) - The first death has been reported in a national food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce. Federal health officials say California...

Public Health: Hepatitis A vaccine for those in counties with outbreak

Due to an ongoing outbreak of Hepatitis A, the Department for Public Health recommends vaccination for everyone residing in Jefferson, Bullitt, Hardin, Greenup, Carter and Boyd counties.
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Flu remains widespread in Kentucky

Kentucky health officials say that the flu is continuing to rage across the state and is expected to continue to be a problem well into next month.
Salmonella Outbreak

Estill Health Dept: Risk of salmonella to public is diminishing

The Estill County Health Department says the risk of salmonella to the public is diminishing.

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