What to know about TB after outbreak in Long Beach sickens 14

(NEW YORK) -- The City Council in Long Beach, California, voted Tuesday to ratify a local public health emergency order after an outbreak of tuberculosis sickened several people.The outbreak is linked to a single-room occupancy hotel, a form of affordable housing meant for low-... Read More.

Elementary school closes as norovirus sickens 136 students and staff

(LONG BEACH, Calif.) -- California health officials have shut down an elementary school in Long Beach after at least 136 students and staff reported symptoms of norovirus as of Thursday, according to the city's health department."Despite stringent control measures, there has been evidence of... Read More.