Fred Bodimer
August 20, 2019 - 4:47 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — The U.S. is on alert for the West Nile virus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports there have been 128 human cases of West Nile so far this year in 36 states — including Missouri and Illinois. West Nile is the most common virus that's transmitted by mosquitoes...
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tick in the woods
July 02, 2019 - 12:34 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Two years after a Missouri state park employee died from complications from the tick-borne Bourbon virus, researchers are using a strain for the virus taken from her to find possible treatments and save lives of people with the rare disease. Meramec State Park Assistant...
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June 11, 2019 - 1:48 pm
(KMOX) - The St. Clair County Health Department has found a West Nile virus-positive mosquito, which is the first case found this season. There have been no confirmed cases of West Nile virus in any humans this season in Illinois. Last year, St. Clair County had two confirmed cases of the virus in...
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Fred Bodimer
December 12, 2018 - 1:00 pm
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — A little heard of viral illness is hitting schools and nurseries hard in the St. Louis area. " Fifth Disease is a viral illness that's very common in kids, it's caused by a virus called parvovirus B 19," SLUCare 's Dr. Ken Haller told KMOX Health Editor Fred Bodimer. So,...
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This Aug. 8, 2013 photo provided by Duke University shows samples of the modified poliovirus Dr. Matthias Gromeier developed to attack glioblastoma brain tumor cells in his laboratory at Duke in Durham, N.C.
(Shawn Rocco/Duke Health via AP)
June 26, 2018 - 6:15 pm
One of the world's most dreaded viruses has been turned into a treatment to fight deadly brain tumors.
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Mother spraying insect or mosquito repellents on skin girl, mosquito repellent for babies, toddlers that will protect your children from mosquitoes and other insects.
© Jesada Wongsa |
May 04, 2018 - 8:43 am
Dr. Wessels says she's seen an increase in Lyme disease and Heartland Virus cases in the St. Louis area.
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Close-up Of Doctor Examining Skin Of Child Patient With Dermatoscope
© Andrey Popov |
March 22, 2018 - 9:08 am
You should contact your health care provider if you think you may have been exposed and develop symptoms
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Megan Turner, St. Louis Zoo photo
Brad Choat
February 24, 2018 - 3:14 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - The St. Louis Zoo lost one of its elephants, Saturday, to a viral infection called EEHV. Six-year-old Asian elephant calf "Kenzi" had been under close watch and treatment since a blood sample revealed the possibility of the virus on February 20th. The daughter of elephants Raja...
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Sick Woman. Flu. Woman Caught Cold. Sneezing into Tissue
February 23, 2018 - 8:34 am
A slight uptick in this week's total number of new flu cases in St. Louis County
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