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Ebola Training Call Set For Florida Hospitals

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will hold a conference call on Ebola preparedness and training with Florida hospitals Monday.

10/18/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen.  (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Florida To Spend Millions On Ebola Preparation

In the wake of Ebola reaching the U.S., Florida state officials plan to spend millions in preparation for a possible outbreak.

10/15/2014

An outbreak of gastrointestinal illness aboard Royal Caribbean’s “Explorer of the Seas” has forced the cruise line to cut short the ship’s ten day trip through the Caribbean. (Source: CBS)

Cruise Ship Passengers Recall Days Of Misery

Passengers aboard a cruise ship on which hundreds fell ill recalled days of misery holed up in their rooms as it returned to its home port Wednesday from a Caribbean trip cut short by what is suspected to be among the largest such norovirus outbreaks in the last 20 years.

01/29/2014

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“Sick” Ship Now Clean, Departs S. Fla.

The Princess Cruise Line ship “Crown Princess” departed Saturday afternoon after undergoing two days of intensive cleaning following back-to-back outbreaks of the norovirus.

CBS4–02/11/2012

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2nd Norovirus Outbreak Forces Crown Princess Back To Lauderdale

The Princess Cruise Line ship “Crown Princess” has returned to Port Everglades after another outbreak of the norovirus, which attacks the gastrointestinal system, the second for this ship in as many weeks.

CBS4–02/09/2012

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Crown Princess Returns To Port Again After Norovirus Outbreak

For the second time in as many days, the Princess Cruise Line ship “Crown Princess” is having to return to port after another outbreak of the norovirus, which attacks the gastrointestinal system.

CBS4–02/07/2012

A young man died after being shot outside a Hollywood apartment early Saturday morning. (Source: AP)

CDC: Homicide Drops From Top 15 Causes Of Death

Homicide is no longer one of the top 15 causes of death in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

CBS4–01/11/2012

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Study: Flu Typically Spreads Boy To Boy and Girl To Girl

A new study sheds some light on the behavior and patterns of influenza in children.

CBS4–01/31/2011

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Haiti Cholera Strain Traced Back to Asia

The strain of cholera that is devastating parts of Haiti has been traced back to a strain found in South Asia, The Los Angeles Times is reporting.

CBS4–12/10/2010

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