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Study suggests new approach to fighting malaria could reduce severe illness and deaths in kids
Vials of the world's first malaria vaccine.
good news

Study suggests new approach to fighting malaria could reduce severe illness and deaths in kids

CDC brings in high-profile outsiders to launch new center aimed at improving disease outbreak forecasting
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
changing the game

CDC brings in high-profile outsiders to launch new center aimed at improving disease outbreak forecasting

Los Angeles County will require face masks at major outdoor events
The crowd at Dodgers Stadium this spring.
precautions

Los Angeles County will require face masks at major outdoor events

In California, K-12 students who refuse to wear a mask will be barred from campus
Kids wear masks to school in Los Angeles.
mask up

In California, K-12 students who refuse to wear a mask will be barred from campus

Global death toll from COVID-19 officially tops 4 million
COVID-19 funeral in Peru
the coronavirus crisis

Global death toll from COVID-19 officially tops 4 million

U.S. blood banks warn they need donations amid low supplies
Blood drive in L.A.
Give to live

U.S. blood banks warn they need donations amid low supplies

153 cases of severe lung disease linked to vaping reported in 16 states
A man vapes.
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153 cases of severe lung disease linked to vaping reported in 16 states

Black patients are often left out of crucial cancer drug trials
Pills in hand.
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Black patients are often left out of crucial cancer drug trials

Sexually transmitted diseases reach record high in U.S., says CDC
Condom.
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Sexually transmitted diseases reach record high in U.S., says CDC

More than 40 percent of schools don't test drinking water for lead, study finds
Water fountain.
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More than 40 percent of schools don't test drinking water for lead, study finds

2 die in NYC during Legionnaires' disease outbreak
Lincoln Hospital in the Bronx.
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2 die in NYC during Legionnaires' disease outbreak

Infant vaccinations suspended in Mexico after 2 babies die, 29 become sick
A doctor prepares a vaccination.
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Infant vaccinations suspended in Mexico after 2 babies die, 29 become sick

2 deaths linked to superbug at UCLA hospital, with 180 patients potentially exposed
UCLA Medical Center.
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2 deaths linked to superbug at UCLA hospital, with 180 patients potentially exposed