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Jul 13, 2019

Two New Measles Cases Reported in LA County

Two New Measles Cases Reported in LA County

Two new cases of measles in Los Angeles County residents are under investigation, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Heath said in a news release Friday.

Jul 9, 2019

New Measles Case Tied to UCLA Food Court

New Measles Case Tied to UCLA Food Court

A UCLA campus employee contracted measles and may have exposed others to the disease while eating at a campus food court, county health and university officials said Tuesday.

Apr 23, 2019

Officials Offering Free Vaccinations to Contain Measles

Officials Offering Free Vaccinations to Contain Measles

Los Angeles County health officials are working to reach out to more than 1,500 people who may have been exposed to measles by five people with confirmed cases of the highly contagious infection, focusing...

Jan 10, 2019

LA County Officials Warn of Possible Measles Exposure

LA County Officials Warn of Possible Measles Exposure

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has confirmed one case of measles in a person who visited the city of Malibu while infectious.

Aug 14, 2018

San Fernando Valley Mosquito Samples Confirmed Positive For West Nile Virus

San Fernando Valley Mosquito Samples Confirmed Positive For West Nile Virus

Ten mosquito samples collected from six communities in the San Fernando Valley tested positive for West Nile virus, the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District announced Monday.

Jun 15, 2018

Season's 1st Human Case of West Nile Virus Confirmed in LA County

Season's 1st Human Case of West Nile Virus Confirmed in LA County

Los Angeles County health officials Friday confirmed the county's first case of West Nile virus for the 2018 season, using the diagnosis as a warning to residents to again step up efforts to prevent the...

Jun 7, 2018

Three Southern California Beaches Make the 'Beach Bummer' List

Three Southern California Beaches Make the 'Beach Bummer' List

The Southland's recent drought-like conditions have a silver lining -- improved beach water quality.

Apr 7, 2018

LA Creates Plan to Give Black Babies Better Chance at Life

LA Creates Plan to Give Black Babies Better Chance at Life

Research from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health shows that, in the county, black babies are three times more likely to die in their first year of life as compared to white babies.

Nov 11, 2017

Possible Hepatitis A Exposure at Montebello Costco

Possible Hepatitis A Exposure at Montebello Costco

Customers who purchased or handled any butchered meat or seafood from the Costco Wholesale located at 1345 N. Montebello Blvd. may be at a low risk of Hepatitis A exposure. The infected meat and seafood may have...

Sep 1, 2017

3 SoCal Residents Have Died From West Nile So Far in 2017

3 SoCal Residents Have Died From West Nile So Far in 2017

Three Southern California residents were confirmed as the state's first deaths this year due to West Nile virus, the state Department of Public Health announced Friday.

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