Infections

Death in Disguise

A broad campaign targets sepsis, which often mimics minor ills

When he started feeling sick one Sunday in early January 2014, Stan Tkaczyk “was mad at myself” for not getting a flu shot.

Under-vaccinated

Measles outbreak: Bay Area day cares show high rates of unvaccinated kids

As new measles cases continuing to surface every week, Bay Area parents are still on high alert.

Safety Net Hospitals

Safety Net Hospitals Hit Hardest by Medicare Fines

Hospitals that treat California's poorest patients, including local ones, are faring badly under the Affordable Care Act's drive to improve quality.

Is another epidemic coming?

Is another infectious disease about to run rampant in California? A year ago the state Department of Public Health had reported 3 cases of measles; this year 32. Los Angeles Orange and Riverside counties are home to 21 of the 32 cases.

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