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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed the first case of Wuhan coronavirus in the United States.

The CDC announced that a man has been diagnosed with the deadly pneumonia virus in Washington state.

The first cases of the deadly coronavirus were reported in China.

CDC officials said the patient recently traveled to Wuhan, the Chinese city where the respiratory infections began.

At least six people have died and hundreds more are sickened by the mysterious virus. The virus is very contagious and spreads easily from human to human. Sales of disposable masks have skyrocketed.

Human coronaviruses were first identified in the 1960s in cultures taken from nasal swabs of patients with the common cold.

The CDC and Chinese officials report that the new coronavirus leaped from fish and animals to humans. Only seven known coronaviruses infect humans, including the well-publicized SARS outbreaks.

The outbreak has spread to three other Asian countries -- Japan, South Korea and Thailand.

Major airlines are screening passengers for symptoms of the coronavirus before they board commercial jets.

Planes are delayed and travelers wait in long lines at New York's JFK Airport and airports in Los Angeles and San Francisco to be screened for the virus.

Stocks on Wall Street are trading near session lows on the news that the mystery virus is spreading to other countries.

Military mom wiping her daughter's runny nose

Americans are panicking as the potentially deadly H3N2 flu virus sweeps across the country. The aggressive strain of flu virus is behind the worst flu epidemic in history.

The flu epidemic is sweeping America as hospitalizations of children under 5-years-old has doubled in one week.

The flu epidemic is wreaking havoc on America's most vulnerable citizens -- children and the elderly. The child death toll is up from 13 to 20 deaths in one week.

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Zika virus

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta has issued a travel advisory for pregnant women visiting Florida due to the Zika virus outbreak.

The CDC is also advising women who travel to Florida to avoid getting pregnant until at least 8 weeks after visiting the Florida area.

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Last year, I told you that 1 out of every 3 black gay males in Atlanta was HIV positive. The CDC just released the latest statistics, and the numbers are worse.

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Zika virus

A mosquito-borne virus that causes horrific birth defects in babies has spread to New York from Latin America.

ABC affiliate WABC-TV reports four cases of Zika virus have been confirmed in the New York area.

None of the cases involve pregnant women. At least 2 of the cases got the infection when they traveled outside of New York.

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Kaci Hickox

A nurse who was placed under forced quarantine in New Jersey after arriving from West Africa says she will sue the state of NJ.

Despite testing negative for Ebola twice, Kaci Hickox is being held inside a specialized tent at University Hospital in Newark, NJ.

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Ebola patient

The 2nd American Ebola patient arrived in Atlanta from Liberia today.

Nancy Writebol arrived on a private jet at Dobbins military base near Atlanta just after 12 noon. Writebol was transported to Emory Healthcare by a specially equipped ambulance.

Video from a CNN helicopter showed Writebol being removed from the ambulance on a gurney and wheeled into the hospital by 2 healthcare workers wearing hazmat suits.

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Dr. Sanjay Gupta interrogates CDC director

CNN's chief medical reporter Dr. Sanjay Gupta interrogated the director of the CDC for bringing two American health care workers who have been infected with Ebola to Emory Hospital in Atlanta.

Dr. Gupta asked CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden if it was medically reasonable to evacuate the health care workers from Liberia to the U.S., especially in light of the anthrax lab accidents at the CDC last month.

"You're knowingly bringing Ebola into the United States -- a virus that has not been here," said Dr. Gupta.

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Ebola Patient

There was a run on grocery stores last night as word spread that an Ebola patient was being flown from Liberia to Emory Hospital in Atlanta for treatment. Atlantans stocked up on the basic staples: water, milk and bread as concern grew to panic.

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American doctor sick with Ebola

An American doctor is sick with the deadly Ebola virus which has killed 670 people so far in Africa. Two American aid workers also fell ill with the disease. One died.

According to published reports, the National Guard and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta are quietly preparing for an Ebola outbreak in America.

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Rare case of female-to-female HIV transmission

The CDC is reporting a rare case of female-to-female HIV transmission. According to the CDC, a lesbian in Texas contracted HIV from her female partner.

The woman is believed to have been infected by her 43-year-old lesbian partner through "rough sex."

Cases of female-to-female HIV transmissions through lesbian sex are so rare that when it does happen, it makes headlines.

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110 Million Venereal Disease Cases

According to the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, 19.7 new venereal disease cases were diagnosed in 2008, bringing the total cases of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) to 110,197,000. What that means is sexually promiscuous Americans are taking more risks and practicing less safe sex than at any time in U.S history.

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