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John Silva
October 21, 2019 - 3:11 pm
(Hartford, Conn./WTIC) - The state Department of Public Health is out with school-by-school vaccination data. The numbers show that for the 2018-19 school year, 134 Connecticut schools have vaccination rates for kindergarteners for measles, mumps, and rubella that are below the 95-percent federally...
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John Silva
October 03, 2019 - 5:47 pm
(Hartford, Conn./WTIC) - Connecticut has recorded the first death linked to vaping in the state. According to the Department of Public Health, the patient was between the ages of 30-and-39 and died last week from vaping-related lung injury . Additionally, DPH officials says six more state residents...
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John Silva
October 01, 2019 - 4:43 pm
(East Haddam, Conn./WTIC) - The state Department of Public Health is reporting another death from the Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus in Connecticut. DPH says the latest victim was an East Haddam resident between the ages of 60 and 69 who died during the third week of September, sickened the week...
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September 20, 2019 - 5:41 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut public health officials say an East Lyme resident has died after testing positive earlier this month for a mosquito-borne disease. The Department of Public Health also announced Friday that a second person, an adult from Old Lyme, has tested positive for eastern...
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John Silva
September 19, 2019 - 3:33 pm
(Hartford, Conn./WTIC) - The state Department of Public Health is reporting two additional cases of severe lung injuries in Connecticut that appear to be connected to the use of e-cigarettes. The additional cases bring to 13, the number who have been treated thus far. One person remains...
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