Articles Tagged With ‘viruses’




SLO County man, 30, dies of flu

A 30-year-old San Luis Obispo County man died of complications related to the flu, according to the county department of public health. The case is the first reported death associated with the flu in SLO... (Continue reading)

SLO County infant contracts measles

An infant contracted measles after coming in contact with the first person in San Luis Obispo County to recently contract the virus, public health officials have announced. Last week, SLO County Public Health officials announced... (Continue reading)

SLO County resident contracts measles

San Luis Obispo County Public Health officials have confirmed a local resident has contracted measles. The patient is an adult who was not vaccinated against the disease and who came in contact with international travelers... (Continue reading)

Two patients die after flu outbreak at Arroyo Grande nursing facility

Two patients died following an outbreak of an influenza virus at an Arroyo Grande senior care facility. Officials have not released the identity of the deceased patients nor the specific causes of death. [KSBY] In... (Continue reading)

California adopts new Ebola rules

A California health agency has adopted statewide Ebola treatment regulations that nurses are heralding as some of the toughest in the nation and a model for the rest of the country. [SF Gate] The California... (Continue reading)

California breaks out Ebola hotline

The California Department of Public Health announced Wednesday that it has created an Ebola hotline and call center to ease public concern about the disease. [Mercury News] Since an outbreak of Ebola was reported in... (Continue reading)

SLO County horse tests positive for West Nile Virus

For the first time in 2014, a horse in San Luis Obispo County has tested positive for the West Nile Virus, according to the county health department. This year, mosquitoes have tested positive for West... (Continue reading)

Enterovirus reaches Ventura County

A virus that is rapidly spreading across the U.S. has reached Ventura County, according to the California Department of Health. [KEYT] Enterovirus is a severe respiratory virus that has sent dozens to the hospital. The... (Continue reading)