Virus

Olli Maatta #3 of the Pittsburgh Penguins skates off the ice after the Penguins were eliminated in Game Seven of the Second Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on May 13, 2014 at CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. New York defeated Pittsburgh 2-1 to advance to the next round. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Pens: Maatta Positive For Mumps, Greiss & Bortuzzo Tested

Another Penguins player has gotten the mumps.

12/19/2014

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Penguins: Crosby To Miss 2 Games As Precaution

Sidney Crosby will miss the next two games as a precaution for the Mumps.

12/12/2014

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Over 100 In Pennsylvania Being Watched For Ebola

Pennsylvania health officials say three Pennsylvanians continue to show no signs of Ebola, after taking an Oct. 13 flight from Cleveland to Dallas with a nurse who later tested positive for the virus.

10/28/2014

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Rep. Murphy, Sen. Casey Discuss Handling Of Ebola Crisis

As concerns over Ebola continue to spread, Pennsylvania lawmakers are weighing in on how the virus is being handled.

10/20/2014

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3 Pennsylvanians Being Monitored In Ebola Probe

Gov. Tom Corbett says three Pennsylvanians who were on a flight from Cleveland to Dallas with a nurse who tested positive for Ebola are being monitored in Texas and haven’t been back home since the Monday trip.

10/17/2014

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Local Congressmen Call For Travel Ban To, From Ebola-Affected African Countries

Did the late Thomas Eric Duncan enter the United States under false pretenses, covering up his exposure to Ebola in Liberia to customs officials?

10/14/2014

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Brother’s Brother Sending Supplies To Africa In Fight Against Ebola

As Ebola continues to spread in West Africa, a locally-based international charity is stepping in to help.

10/14/2014

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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.

10/13/2014

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Local Hospital Already Seeing Influenza Patients

At least six cases of influenza have been confirmed in the Pittsburgh region.

09/25/2014

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Doctor Separates Enterovirus Facts From Hype

There is a lot of hype and speculation surrounding the Enterovirus D68, so the KDKA Afternoon News looks to help set the record straight.

09/17/2014

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Erie Co. Reports 2 More Confirmed Cases Of Enterovirus D68

A respiratory virus is affecting children across the country and experts say this is just the tip of the iceberg.

09/17/2014

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Health Dept. Confirms 4 Cases Of Enterovirus D68 In Pa.

Officials with the Pennsylvania Department of Health have confirmed three cases of the respiratory illness, Enterovirus 68, in the state.

09/16/2014

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Health Department Issues Chikungunya Virus Alert

The Pennsylvania Health Department issued an alert about a special type of virus being spread by mosquitoes.

07/04/2014

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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.

05/16/2014

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Computer Bug Afflicts Millions

It’s called Heartbleed, and has even generated its own symbol.

04/21/2014

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