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Seasonal respiratory virus prompts warnings to parents

There has been a lot of publicity lately about the dangers associated with enterovirus 68, but health officials are warning New Jersey parents to watch out for another type of virus that can be more problematic and deadly.

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MedImmune ran full-page ads in newspapers protesting pediatricians' new recommended limits on Synagis, a drug for preventing serious lung problems in premature infants caused by a usually mild virus. (AP Photo)
MedImmune ran full-page ads in newspapers protesting pediatricians' new recommended limits on Synagis, a drug for preventing serious lung problems in premature infants caused by a usually mild virus. (AP Photo)
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Anti-virus drug maker fights pediatricians’ new advice

CHICAGO (AP) -- A costly drug given mostly to premature babies is at the center of a clash between the manufacturer and the nation's leading pediatrician's group, which recommends scaling back use of the medicine.

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Corey Stoll, right, in a scene from the new FX series "The Strain," premiering July 13. The vampire thriller begins when a mysterious viral outbreak spreads to New York. (AP Photo/FX, Michael Gibson)
Corey Stoll, right, in a scene from the new FX series "The Strain," premiering July 13. The vampire thriller begins when a mysterious viral outbreak spreads to New York. (AP Photo/FX, Michael Gibson)
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Summer TV: Vampires, killer germs, aliens abductions

NEW YORK (AP) -- It's a frightful world on TV these days.

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People protest outside a hospital this week as Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf  visit's the area following Ebola deaths in Monrovia, Liberia.  (AP Photo/Jonathan Paye-Layleh,File)
People protest outside a hospital this week as Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf visit's the area following Ebola deaths in Monrovia, Liberia. (AP Photo/Jonathan Paye-Layleh,File)
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Doctors Without Borders: Ebola ‘Out of control’

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- The Ebola outbreak ravaging West Africa is "totally out of control," according to a senior official for Doctors Without Borders, who says the medical group is stretched to the limit in responding.

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People protest outside a hospital as Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf visits the area after Ebola deaths in Monrovia, Liberia, Tuesday, June 17, 2014.  (AP Photo/Jonathan Paye-Layleh)
People protest outside a hospital as Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf visits the area after Ebola deaths in Monrovia, Liberia, Tuesday, June 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Jonathan Paye-Layleh)
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West Africa’s Ebola death toll rises to 337

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- An Ebola outbreak continues to spread in three West African countries, and the death toll in the outbreak has risen to more than 330, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.

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People protest outside a hospital as Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf visits the area after Ebola deaths in Monrovia, Liberia, Tuesday, June 17, 2014.  (AP Photo/Jonathan Paye-Layleh)
People protest outside a hospital as Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf visits the area after Ebola deaths in Monrovia, Liberia, Tuesday, June 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Jonathan Paye-Layleh)
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Liberian Official: 7 More Deaths Linked to Ebola

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) -- Seven people believed to have the Ebola virus have died in recent days in the first deaths reported in the Liberian capital since the outbreak began, a health official said Tuesday.

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A colorized transmission of the MERS coronavirus that emerged in 2012. . (AP Photo/National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases via The Canadian Press, File)
A colorized transmission of the MERS coronavirus that emerged in 2012. . (AP Photo/National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases via The Canadian Press, File)
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Iran Reports Its First 2 Cases of MERS Virus

Iran has recorded its first two cases of the potentially fatal Middle East respiratory virus, first reported in Saudi Arabia two years ago, media reported Wednesday.

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Five-year-old Karla Sepulveda, who suffers chikungunya fever symptoms, waits with her grandmother for treatment in the pediatric area of a public hospital in the coastal town of Boca Chica, Dominican Republic. (AP Photo/Ezequiel Abiu Lopez)
Five-year-old Karla Sepulveda, who suffers chikungunya fever symptoms, waits with her grandmother for treatment in the pediatric area of a public hospital in the coastal town of Boca Chica, Dominican Republic. (AP Photo/Ezequiel Abiu Lopez)
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Painful and Rapid Spread of New Virus in Caribbean

They suffer searing headaches, a burning fever and so much pain in their joints they can barely walk or use their hands. It's like having a terrible flu combined with an abrupt case of arthritis.

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