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  1. A Deadly Rat Disease Has Killed One Person, Infected Two Others in the BronxIt spreads through the animals’ urine.
  2. ebola
    Country Where Ebola Outbreak Began Declares Itself Free of the Deadly Virus“It’s the best year-end present that God could give to Guinea, and the best news that Guineans could hope for.”
  3. 1 Dead, 13 Sick in the Most Recent Wave of Legionnaires’ DiseaseFifteen cooling centers have also tested positive for the Legionella bacterium in the Bronx.
  4. outbreaks
    Legionnaires’ Disease Is Back in the BronxAfter a short break.
  5. outbreaks
    There’s Still Some Legionnaires’ Disease in NYCTwo new cases have been reported, but they’re said to be unrelated to the South Bronx outbreak.
  6. outbreaks
    Legionnaires’ Outbreak Is OverOfficials have pinpointed the exact source of the bacteria that killed 12 and sickened more than 120.
  7. outbreaks
    12 People Are Now Dead in NYC Legionnaires’ OutbreakBut there have been no new cases diagnosed since August 3.
  8. outbreaks
    3 More People Have Died of Legionnaires’ Disease in the BronxMore than 80 people have been infected so far.
  9. animal kingdom
    Is the Anti-Vaccination Movement Spreading to Pet Owners?More pet owners may be skipping shots as vaccine denialism creeps into veterinary medicine. 
  10. inside the hot zone
    Ebola Is a Virus That Punishes False ConfidenceTaming it will require plenty of human humility. 
  11. diseases
    Another Person in New York Has Measles That makes 26 cases of the virus.