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Mike Dougherty
May 21, 2020 - 2:18 pm
The CDC now says the threat of spreading the coronavirus through contact with surfaces and objects is not nearly as great as through person-to-person contact, though it is still possible.
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Dan Weinbaum
March 09, 2020 - 4:29 pm
Coronavirus has washed ashore and reached the Kansas City Metro. Here's what you can do. And here's what to do if you become sick from COVID-19.
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KMBZ News Staff
January 16, 2019 - 5:33 am
A report from the Centers for Disease Control contradicts the beliefs of many expectant mothers who are often afraid to take any type of medication during pregnancy. Getting a flu shot reduces a pregnant woman's risk of being hospitalized from flu by an average of 40 percent. Doctors have been...
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Kara Marxer
October 16, 2018 - 5:33 am
The latest Flu Map from the Centers for Disease Control shows flu cases are on the rise and sporadic activity is already reported across most of the country. That does not necessarily mean we are in for a severe season like the last one. "It's not unusual to see sporadic activity in October," said...
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April 13, 2018 - 3:46 pm
Topeka, KS - The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is warning people to avoid taking Kratom as it investigates two cases of Salmonella poisoning connected to the supplement. As of April 10, 2018, an outbreak of salmonella connected to Kratom has infected 132 people in 38 states. Kansas @...
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Jim Cunningham
February 07, 2018 - 6:31 am
Kansas City, MO - The flu epidemic continues, creating problems with several local school districts and not just among the students. Finding substitutes for sick teachers has not been easy. Kelly Services provides substitute teachers for the North Kansas City and Shawnee Mission school districts...
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