• Food and Drug Administration Oct 23, 2019

    FDA Wants Stronger Warning on Breast Implants About Risks

    U.S. health officials want women getting breast implants to receive stronger warnings and more details about the possible risks and complications. The Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday that manufacturers should add a warning highlighted by a box — the most serious type — to the information given to women considering implants. The agency is also recommending patients complete a...

  • disease May 23, 2018

    Congo Announces 6 New Confirmed Cases of Ebola Virus

    Congo’s health ministry announced six new confirmed Ebola cases and two new suspected cases Tuesday as vaccinations entered a second day in an effort to contain the deadly virus in a city of more than 1 million. Dozens of health workers in the northwestern provincial capital, Mbandaka, have received vaccinations amid expectations that some will be deployed to the rural...

  • disease May 20, 2018

    Congo to Begin Vaccinating Against Ebola on Monday

    Congo will begin administering an experimental Ebola vaccine Monday in Mbandaka, the northwestern city of 1.2 million where the deadly disease has infected some residents, Congo’s health minister announced. “The vaccination campaign begins tomorrow, Monday, in Mbandaka, capital of the province. It will target, first, the health staff, the contacts of the sick and the contacts of the contacts,” Minister...

  • North Texas Aug 20, 2015

    Texas Health Officials Report 19 Cases of Chikungunya Statewide

    State health officials say 19 Texans have now come down with the mosquito-borne illness known as Chikungunya.

  • headache Jul 20, 2015

    Chikungunya Case Confirmed in Dallas County

    Dallas County Health and Human Services confirmed Monday the third case of imported Chikungunya virus in Dallas County this year.

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