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  • CDC outlines 5 incidents in which deadly pathogens were mishandled

    CDC outlines 5 incidents in which deadly pathogens were mishandled
    Federal health officials on Friday disclosed a new safety breach at a high-security U.S. laboratory involving dangerous avian flu, a lapse that came to light as they investigated the potential exposure of government researchers to live anthrax bacteria. 
  • CDC closes 2 labs after safety breaches

    WASHINGTON The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has closed two laboratories in Atlanta and stopped sending out infectious agents and other biological materials from its highest-level bio-security labs due to recent safety and security lapses....

    Last year's flu season wound up on the mild side, CDC says

    Last year's flu season wound up on the mild side, CDC says
    Another influenza season is in the books, and overall it caused less sickness and death than flu seasons in the recent past, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Between Sept. 29, 2013, and May 17, 2014, a total...

    Deerfield police officer Anthony Parisi dies

    Deerfield police officer Anthony Parisi dies
    Co-workers and friends of Deerfield police Officer Anthony "Tony" Parisi remembered him as a dedicated and professional law enforcement officer after his death last week. "(Parisi) was a valued member of the Deerfield Police Department. … Tony...

    200 turn out for blood drive to support New Lenox girl

    200 turn out for blood drive to support New Lenox girl
    More than 200 people showed up to donate blood at Lincoln-Way Central High School Saturday and support 7-year-old Bella Rodrigues, who is hospitalized with a heart virus. "We were expecting around 100 people, but our count has reached an accelerated...