- UN chief urges all nations to help end Ebola in West Africa Updated: Jun-02-15 7:15 pm
- State veterinarian confirms dog flu found in South Dakota Updated: Jun-02-15 5:44 pm
RAPID CITY, South Dakota - A new canine influenza that has sickened many dogs throughout the Midwest but has killed only a few, has been confirmed in South Dakota, the state veterinarian said Tuesday.
- Agriculture officials ask county fairs to beware of bird flu Updated: Jun-02-15 3:01 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - The Illinois Department of Agriculture is warning county fair operators to take extra precautions this summer to stop the spread of poultry and livestock diseases.
- Ohio cancels poultry shows at fairs amid bird flu outbreak Updated: Jun-02-15 1:28 pm
TOLEDO, Ohio - All poultry shows at the Ohio State Fair and county fairs across the state have been canceled this year because of the threat of a deadly bird flu virus, the state's agriculture department announced Tuesday.
- Blue Bell OKs deal on listeria with Alabama health officials Updated: Jun-02-15 12:37 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Blue Bell Creameries says it has entered a voluntary agreement with the Alabama Department of Public Health that includes requiring the company to inform the state whenever there is a positive test result for listeria in its products or ingredients.
- Long Beach restaurant shuts down due to norovirus outbreak Updated: Jun-02-15 9:35 am
LOS ANGELES - Authorities say a norovirus outbreak caused an upscale Long Beach restaurant to temporarily shut down.
- Ebola threat isn't deterring retired teacher's school plan Updated: Jun-02-15 9:31 am
MUNCIE, Indiana - Just a couple months after Denise Millben arrived back in the United States from West Africa, Ebola seemed to be everywhere, making headlines in America.
- South Korea reports its first 2 deaths from MERS virus Updated: Jun-02-15 8:51 am
SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea on Tuesday confirmed the country's first two deaths from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome as it fights to contain the spread of a virus that has killed hundreds of people in the Middle East.
- University of Kansas student dies from bacterial meningitis Updated: Jun-02-15 7:41 am
LAWRENCE, Kansas - Kansas health officials say a 19-year-old suburban Kansas City student at the University of Kansas has died of complications from a sinus infection, which led to bacterial meningitis.
- South Korea reports 2 deaths from MERS Updated: Jun-01-15 11:40 pm
SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea on Tuesday confirmed the country's first two deaths from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome as it fights to contain the spread of the virus that has killed hundreds of people in the Middle East.
- Whataburger changes breakfast times, citing egg shortages Updated: Jun-01-15 8:52 pm
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - Whataburger says it is limiting its breakfast-serving hours, citing egg shortages due to the Midwest bird flu crisis.
- UN official says Ebola will end in Sierra Leone in weeks Updated: Jun-01-15 7:29 pm
UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations' Ebola chief says he believes it's only a matter of weeks before the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone ends.
- Flu found at turkey operations in Hamilton, Calhoun counties Updated: Jun-01-15 6:53 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Two more cases are bird flu have been found at Iowa turkey farms.
- Indiana lifts bird flu quarantine on poultry sites Updated: Jun-01-15 5:58 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana State Board of Animal Health has lifted its quarantine and other restrictions on poultry sites in a northeastern Indiana county following the detection of bird flu there last month.
- Quarantine zones around 2 farms hit with bird flu lifted Updated: Jun-01-15 5:53 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - The State Board of Animal Health has lifted quarantines in Dickey and Lamoure counties that it put in place following confirmation of two bird flu outbreaks.
- Michigan bans bird shows to prevent spread of avian flu Updated: Jun-01-15 5:11 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Michigan has banned poultry and waterfowl shows at fairs and elsewhere to fight the spread of bird flu.
- Brown County records Minnesota's 103rd bird flu case Updated: Jun-01-15 3:40 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - A turkey farm in Brown County of south-central Minnesota has become the latest in the state to fall victim to bird flu.
- Ohio farmers taking precautions to limit avian flu Updated: Jun-01-15 11:44 am
DAYTON, Ohio - Ohio egg farmers are taking extra steps to protect their flocks from the avian flu, which has led to 40 million dead birds in the United States.
- 3 organizations get over $1M to help Ohioans with AIDS, HIV Updated: Jun-01-15 3:06 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The state says three organizations have received more than $1 million in federal funds to provide housing assistance and limited case management services for Ohioans with HIV and AIDS.
- West Nile virus surveillance begins in North Dakota Updated: Jun-01-15 2:05 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - Officials around North Dakota have started surveillance activity for the West Nile virus.
- Researchers use altered herpes virus to fight skin cancer Updated: May-31-15 2:04 pm
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Researchers are using a modified version of the herpes virus to fight the deadliest form of skin cancer, which strikes about 70,000 Americans a year.
- Hong Kong quarantines 18 over MERS fears Updated: May-31-15 1:34 am
BEIJING - Hong Kong authorities quarantined 18 fellow passengers of a South Korean man who arrived in the city infected with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS.
- Branstad extends state of emergency in response to bird flu Updated: May-29-15 6:51 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad says he has extended a state of disaster emergency until July 1 as farms continue to report new cases of the bird flu virus in their poultry operations.
- Bird Flu found at Moody County turkey farm of 50,000 birds Updated: May-29-15 6:23 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Another turkey farm in South Dakota has tested positive for bird flu.
- Animal shelter reopens after tests show no canine virus Updated: May-29-15 2:59 pm
ANDERSON, Indiana - A central Indiana animal shelter that closed its dog kennel last week after two dogs died and more than a dozen others became ill has reopened after officials determined the deaths were not caused by canine influenza virus.