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Candida auris fungi
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May 05, 2019 - 12:15 pm
Sen. Chuck Schumer is calling on the Centers for Disease Control to declare an emergency and unlock special funding to stem a potentially deadly drug-resistant fungus that's been spreading at health care facilities.
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May 03, 2019 - 2:42 pm
Drug overdose deaths involving cocaine jumped 34 percent from 2016 to 2017, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Candida auris fungi
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April 08, 2019 - 3:06 pm
There's a new superbug on the rise across the country and the majority of cases are here in the New York and New Jersey area.
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Abortion Protest
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November 21, 2018 - 5:38 pm
WASHINGTON (WCBS 880) — Abortion rates in the U.S. have reached a historic low, according to new data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Wednesday. The report shows the decline in abortions was seen in woman across all age groups. Woman aged 15 to 44 saw a 26 percent...
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Hospital corridor
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October 16, 2018 - 7:06 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- A mysterious and rare condition similar to polio has been affecting children across the country, and federal health officials cannot figure out what is causing it. Washington Post Health Reporter Lena Sun said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention first noticed an...
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Passengers sick on plane
Erin Sykes
September 05, 2018 - 4:15 pm
An Emirates plane has been quarantined at John F. Kennedy International Airport after several people on board reported feeling sick.
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Thomas Frieden
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August 24, 2018 - 12:22 pm
The NYPD says Thomas Frieden, who also is a former New York City health commissioner, was arrested on Friday morning in Brooklyn.
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Rep. Carolyn Maloney
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May 20, 2018 - 3:02 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- There is one thing the federal government could be doing right now to help end gun violence, but it is not doing so, according to U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-New York). As WCBS 880’s Ethan Harp reported, Maloney is demanding that the Centers for Disease Control and...
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Poppy seed Muffin
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May 09, 2018 - 1:37 pm
The CDC tweeted a photo of a lemon poppy seed muffin with five ticks on top to demonstrate just how difficult it can be to spot them.
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Condoms
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April 05, 2018 - 8:58 am
Sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise.
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