Death Blamed On Allegheny County Flu OutbreakA major flu outbreak has made for a miserable holiday season for hundreds of local people, and is being blamed for at least one death.
Brother's Brother Sending Supplies To Africa In Fight Against EbolaAs Ebola continues to spread in West Africa, a locally-based international charity is stepping in to help.
Local Hospitals Say They're Prepared For Any Ebola Cases In Pittsburgh The death of Thomas Eric Duncan, from the Ebola virus he contracted in West Africa, has now led to the first transmitted case of Ebola in the United States, in a nurse who cared for Duncan at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas.
Infectious Diseases Doctor Weighs In On Ebola Fears In U.S.Ebola has been diagnosed in the United States.
Ebola Primer: How It Works And How It Spreads Ebola is a rare viral illness -- and now the CDC has diagnosed a case in the United States.
Local Doctor Addresses Worries Ebola Outbreak Could Come To U.S.The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has claimed over 700 lives. Should we be worried about virus reaching the United States?
The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.
Pittsburgh Hospital Had Legionella In Ice MachinesThe bacteria that causes Legionnaire's disease was found in ice machines at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's flagship hospital, where officials say one patient died and two were sickened by the bug last year.
Internal Reviews Find Human Error At VA Responsible For Legionnaires' OutbreakTwo internal reviews regarding the spread of Legionnaires’ Disease at Pittsburgh's VA facilities shows employees and staff may have been responsible for the deadly outbreak.
Legionella Found In Sharpsburg Senior High Rise BuildingOne person was sickened by Legionella found in the water of a senior high rise building in Sharpsburg.
Oakland Restaurant Reopens After E. Coli InvestigationAn E. coli outbreak linked to a restaurant in Oakland sickened five people this month. Today, the restaurant reopened and the Health Department has not nailed down the source of the E. coli.
Health Department Probing 5 E. Coli Cases At Oakland RestaurantThe Allegheny County Health Department is investigating after five people were diagnosed with E. coli infections after eating at a restaurant in Oakland this month.