Deadly Flu Season Claiming 100 Lives Per Week, CDC WarnsThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently estimated that 759 people died of flu-related illnesses between Oct. 7 and Dec. 23.
Turtle-Linked Salmonella Infects 3 In ConnecticutThe CDC says 37 people in 13 states have become ill after having contact with pet turtle.
DPH Tracking Babies Born To Moms Positive With ZikaThe state Department of Public Health is monitoring 30 babies who were born or are currently living in Connecticut whose mothers had tested positive for the Zika virus.
State Confirms First Case Of Zika In Pregnant WomanThe state Department of Public Health says a pregnant Connecticut woman has tested positive for the Zika virus.
CDC Expands Range of Zika Mosquitoes Into Parts Of Connecticut, New YorkFederal health officials say the mosquitoes that can transmit the Zika virus may live in a broader swath of the U.S. than previously thought — but that doesn't mean they'll cause disease here.
CDC: Circumcision Benefits Outweigh Risks, Health Insurers Should Pay For ItU.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports having the procedure done and health insurers should pay for it.
Company Creates Action Figure Of Nurse Who Fought Ebola Quarantine OrdersAn action figure doll has been created after the nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa and fought quarantine orders in both New Jersey and Maine.
Maine Governor: I'm Ready To Exercise 'Full Extent' Of Authority Against NurseA nurse who vowed to defy Maine's voluntary quarantine for health care workers who treated Ebola patients followed through on her promise Thursday, leaving her home for an hour-long bike ride.
Nurse Returning From Weekend Confinement In NJ Agrees To Be Quarantined At Maine HomeA nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa agreed to be quarantined at home in Maine upon her return from a weekend of confinement in New Jersey, but her lawyer disagrees with officials over how long she'll have to stay in seclusion.
Report: Patient Put In Isolation At Conn. Hospital For Possible EbolaA patient at a Connecticut hospital has reportedly been put in isolation for possible Ebola.
Group Raising Money To Rent House For People Arriving From Liberia Whose Relatives Too Afraid To Take Them InWhen a friend called Togar Johnson from a bus stop last month to ask for a lift, Johnson made what he considered a difficult but prudent decision: He said no.
Middle School Student Isolated After Saying That Dad Was Being Tested For EbolaA Maine middle school student was isolated from her classmates after telling another student that her father was being tested for Ebola.