The outbreak bears similarity to the 2002-03 epidemic of SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome), which hit 37 countries, sickened 8,098 and killed 774.
Every flu season is unique. The 2019-2020 outbreak features more cases of influenza B, the viral strain that usually emerges later in the season.
What is Norovirus and how to your protect yourself against it? Read Public Health – Seattle & King County’s primer on this common cause of foodborne illness.
Prevention is better than cure.
Suicide rates in the United States have climbed steadily over the past two decades, contributing to a decline in the average U.S. life expectancy.
Study will look to see if stem cells derived from patients’ blood cells can be safely used to treat age-related macular degeneration, or AMD.
Your local hospital is almost certainly much more dangerous than it should be. But almost all hospitals are making some progress on improving safety.
Even as the rates of addiction in the U.S. have risen dramatically in the past decade, Germany’s addiction rates have been flat.
People were contracting and dying from plague at least 3,000 years before there’s any archaeological or historical evidence for an epidemic. What changed?
Project will focus on improving food safety, outbreak response, and reducing the ongoing threat of food-borne illness.
Poorly fitting costume contact lenses can cause many eye problems, including surface abrasions, allergic reactions and blurred vision.
Basically, there is no strong evidence to support well people wearing surgical masks in public.
Seattle & King County has identified three new confirmed cases and one probable case of severe lung disease associated with vaping in King County.
Washington Health Benefit Exchange opens 11 enrollment centers offering in-person assistance to customers signing up for coverage through the exchanger
The United States saw a 14% rise in the rate of gun-related deaths of all kinds from 2015 to 2017 compared with the rate seen between the years of 1999 to 2014.