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LIVE: Trump News Conference on Coronavirus US Threat

President Donald J. Trump addresses the coronavirus threat during a news conference. Tune in to Fox News Channel for live coverage. Posted by Fox News on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 WASHINGTON–President Donald Trump says he’ll discuss the coronavirus threat at a White House news conference. The session comes a day after he sought to minimize fears of the virus spreading…

MDH: CDC Testing Samples from 2 Minnesota Patients for New Coronavirus

The CDC has confirmed two cases of the deadly coronavirus in the U.S. so far

ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9)–The Minnesota Department of Health said Friday it has sent in two samples from patients in Minnesota to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to be tested for the new coronavirus that was first identified in Wuhan, China. The CDC has confirmed two cases of the deadly coronavirus in the U.S. so far—one in Washington State…

Possible Cluster of Vaping-Related Illness Reported in North Dakota

The NDDoH has received seven confirmed, five probable and three suspected reports of vaping-related illness.

BISMARCK, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health has confirmed three cases of vaping-related illness in northeast North Dakota in the last week, indicating a potential cluster. The NDDoH has received seven confirmed, five probable and three suspected reports of vaping-related illness. Similar to nationwide trends, most, but not all confirmed or probable cases in North Dakota reported using THC products….

North Dakota Confirms Severe Vaping Illness, Investigating 6

Seven deaths have been reported from six states.

BISMARCK, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health says the state has one confirmed case of severe vaping-related lung illness and six probable cases under investigation. Health officials say the state is working with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as the agency continues to investigate the vaping illness cases. The CDC says 36 states and 1 U.S. territory…

Vaping-Related Illness Reported in North Dakota

North Dakota now joins 25 other states who have reported more than 200 potential cases of respiratory illness from e-cigarettes.

NORTH DAKOTA–The North Dakota Department of Health has received the first report of severe respiratory illness related to vaping. North Dakota now joins 25 other states who have reported more than 200 potential cases of severe respiratory illness from e-cigarettes among teenagers and adults. The NDDoH is asking health care providers to watch for cases of severe respiratory illness and…

Strange Warning From CDC: Don’t Snuggle or Kiss Hedgehogs

ATLANTA – It seems to be a bizarre warning, but the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention is sounding the alarm on people kissing and snuggling hedgehogs. The organization says a multi-state outbreak of salmonella infections, including in Minnesota are linked to contact with pet hedgehogs. 11 people have been infected in eight states. One person has been hospitalized and no…

First Case of Acute Flaccid Myelitis Reported in North Dakota

The polio-like illness causes muscle weakness and mostly affects children

NORTH DAKOTA — The first possible case of acute flaccid myelitis is reported to the North Dakota Department of Health. Acute Flaccid Myelitis, or AFM, is rare condition that affects the nervous system, which causes the muscles to weaken. The Department of Health says nationwide, there have been over 120 cases reported, with half of those confirmed in 22 states….

Klobuchar Encourages CDC Investigation of Condition Infecting Minnesota Children

AFM, acute flaccid myelitis, is a serious nervous system condition

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Senator Amy Klobuchar is encouraging the CDC to investigate recent cases of a polio-like disease in Minnesota. AFM, acute flaccid myelitis, is a serious nervous system condition which causes patients’ muscles to weaken. The Minnesota Department of Health says that AFM has infected six Minnesota children since mid-September. The CDC has acknowledged that 362 cases of…

CDC: Measles Case Testing In Burleigh County Comes Back Negative

North Dakota Department of Health has determined that the threat of measles for this specific situation to be over

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota does not have its first case of measles since 2011 after all. After subsequent testing, the C-D-C found the individual believed to have measles in Burleigh County actually does not have measles. The North Dakota Department of Health has determined that the threat of measles for this specific situation to be over. The last case…