Tag Archive: Virus Outbreak

Long Island Officials Warn Of Rapidly Spreading Whooping Cough Virus

SMITHTOWN, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A cluster of whooping cough is growing on Long Island, with dozens of people infected by the virus. As CBS 2’s Hazel Sanchez reports, a warning was sent out… Continue reading

Nearly 200 Queen’s swans killed by vandals and virus

NEARLY 200 swans have died as a result of a severe winter and the worst outbreak of a virus for years, a Royal official says. And many young birds are being shot in… Continue reading

Over 700 Infected with Swine Flu in Venezuela — 8 Dead

CARACAS – The outbreak of the AH1N1 flu virus affecting Venezuela since March 17 has caused six deaths and has infected 712 people, bringing the number of fatalities this year to eight, Health… Continue reading

Virus in Chinese ducks could infect humans

Beijing (UPI) Mar 29, 2011 Ducks, an important item in Chinese cuisine, have been felled by a new virus threatening Chinese duck farms, agricultural officials in that country say. Last year Chinese farmers… Continue reading

Flu pandemics may return & mutating strains: Studies

Written By: Ash on March 13, 2011 Scientists have warned that we have not seen the end of H1N1 swine flu that swept the globe in 2009/10. The strain of the virus could easily morph… Continue reading

Norovirus outbreak in New River Valley sparks questions

BLACKSBURG, VA –The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) is investigating a Norovirus outbreak in the New River Valley, but says the outbreak is not a public health risk. The more than 100 suspected cases are… Continue reading

Measles, Meningitis, Athrax – Outbreaks Around the World

US – MultiStates – Thousands of passengers may be at risk after a woman who tested positive for measles traveled through airports in Washington, D.C., Denver and Albuquerque last Tuesday. Measles is the… Continue reading