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INDIANAPOLIS — On Thursday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provided an update to the multi-state outbreak of E. coli infections. A total of 84 people have been infected with E. coli in Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania. In Indiana, six people have been infected. A majority of the cases are in Michigan, […]

  INDIANAPOLIS — Inside the headquarters for the FBI of Indianapolis, you’ll see Special Agent Spencer Brooks. He works as part of the Complex Financial Crimes Squad and most recently, the pandemic has added a slew of new financial fraud cases to his plate. “I kind of think, when is the work ever going to […]

SANTA CLAUS, Ind. — Holiday World has announced that in light of recent CDC guidance, guests who are fully vaccinated do not need to wear a mask or stay six feet apart at the amusement park. However, guests at the park who are not fully vaccinated are still encouraged to follow CDC prevention measures such as, wearing a […]

The CDC believes it will take more than masks to scare away the coronavirus this Halloween. The agency says that for trick-or-treaters to stay healthy during the ongoing pandemic, they’ll need to find new ways to hand out and get candy. That means instead of traditional trick-or-treating, kids can be driven from house to house. […]

The Centers for Disease Control says healthy people who have been exposed to COVID-19 “do not necessarily need a test” as long as they don’t have symptoms. That’s a reversal from previous advice that clearly recommended testing for all close contacts of infected individuals, regardless of whether they had symptoms. The new recommendation excludes vulnerable […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Now that many of us are spending more time at home on the computer surfing the internet, you can’t get far before seeing something about the coronavirus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now warning about fake claims or cures that can protect you against COVID-19. Eric Smart, a pharmaceutical expert, […]

Vaping is causing health problems for more Americans.  The CDC reports nearly 22-hundred lung injury cases connected to e-cigarettes have been reported as of Wednesday.  At least 42 deaths have been confirmed in two dozen states and Washington, D.C.  The patients who died range in age from 17 to 75 years old.  Every state except […]

The number of lung injury cases connected to vaping is rising again.  The CDC says that number surpassed two-thousand as of Tuesday, with cases reported in 49 states, Washington, D.C., and one U.S. territory.  At least 39 deaths linked to e-cigarettes have also been reported in two dozen states and the nation’s capitol.  The agency […]

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that between the years 2008-2014, infection rates fell 18 percent in the U.S.

A new study suggests Florida's controversial Stand Your Ground law can be linked to a spike in gun-related deaths.

Scientists in Britain develop a USB-type device that monitors HIV virus level. Tests show that it's accurate and fast.