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First 2019 Measles Case Confirmed in San Diego County

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The first case of measles this year in San Diego County has been confirmed in an 11-month-old resident who had recently traveled to the Philippines, the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency announced Wednesday.

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Two More Flu-related Deaths Reported in San Diego County

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Two additional flu deaths were reported in San Diego County last week, bringing this season’s total to 11, but overall flu activity was down from the previous week and last year at this time according to the County Health and Human Services Agency. A 74-year-old man who was vaccinated died from complications from influenza B […]

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Free Hepatitis A Vaccination Event in El Cajon

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If you were among the San Diego County residents to receive a hepatitis A vaccine before December 1, 2017, it’s time for your second dose of vaccine. The County’s Health and Human Services Agency is hosting a free hepatitis A vaccination event on Thursday, June 21, at the East Region Public Health Center, 367 N. […]

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Local Infant Dies from Pertussis

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A 5-week-old San Diego infant died on July 15 from pertussis, also known as whooping cough, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency announced today. The death of the previously healthy infant is the second from the highly contagious respiratory disease in California this year, and the first in San Diego since 2010.