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Communicable Diseases (INACTIVE)

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  • 2 relatives of UC Berkeley student contract measles, officials say

    Two relatives of a UC Berkeley student with measles have also contracted the disease, Bay Area health officials said Friday.
  • California flu deaths hit 202; infant dies from whooping cough

    California flu deaths hit 202; infant dies from whooping cough
    Confirmed influenza deaths of Californians under the age of 65 reached 202 this week, state health officials said, with 26 deaths confirmed in Los Angeles County. Speaking with reporters Friday, California Department of Public Health communicable...

    West Nile Virus scare moves classes, tours from Torrance marsh

    West Nile Virus scare moves classes, tours from Torrance marsh
    Recreational activities, classes and tours have been relocated from a Torrance preserve after the marsh was temporarily closed amid heightening concerns over the West Nile Virus and the first confirmed death this year in Southern California due to the...

    Porn star pleads no contest in syphilis case

    Porn star pleads no contest in syphilis case
    An attorney for the porn actor "Mr. Marcus," who hid the fact he tested positive for syphilis, said his client pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge of exposing another to a communicable disease to get out of jail. Los Angeles County Superior Court...

    Man dies of rabies from bat bite in Contra Costa County

     
    A 34-year-old man died in Switzerland over the summer from rabies contracted from a bat in Contra Costa County – the first death from rabies there in nearly 20 years, officials announced Friday.