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  • Deadly H5N1 bird flu needs just 5 mutations to spread easily in people

    Deadly H5N1 bird flu needs just 5 mutations to spread easily in people
    It’s a flu virus so deadly that scientists once halted research on the disease because governments feared it might be used by terrorists to stage a biological attack.
  • Joe Torre rejects calls for on-site replay officials

    Joe Torre rejects calls for on-site replay officials
    In the seventh inning of the Dodgers' home opener Friday, Hanley Ramirez was called safe as he tried to steal second base. After a replay review, Ramirez was called out. Here is what happened in the interim: San Francisco Giants Manager Bruce Bochy...

    Deadly L.A.-area meningitis cases raise concerns in gay community

    Deadly L.A.-area meningitis cases raise concerns in gay community
    As three people were confirmed dead this week after having contracted meningitis in Los Angeles County, at least one medical expert said there is a "pretty strong signal" that men who have sex with men are at increased risk for the rare bacterial...

    Understanding the meningitis strain that killed three gay L.A. men

    Understanding the meningitis strain that killed three gay L.A. men
    The deaths of three gay men who contracted meningitis have sparked concern in Los Angeles' gay community. Here are some basic questions and answers about the disease. What is this form of meningitis? Invasive meningococcal disease stems from a rare...

    Meningitis deaths bring warning for gay men

    Meningitis deaths bring warning for gay men
    Three gay men who contracted meningitis have died of the disease, officials said Thursday, heightening calls in West Hollywood and beyond that people get vaccinated. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health began providing free vaccinations...