A nurse practices administering a vaccine during a training session for health care workers held by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Photo by Erik S. Lesser/Getty Images)

FBI Investigates Anthrax Scare At CDC

Atlanta (AP/WAOK)-The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says some of its staff in Atlanta may have been accidentally exposed to dangerous anthrax bacteria because of a safety problem at one of its labs. Agency […]


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Thanksgiving Tips For Pet Owners

ATLANTA – As much as we might like to include the family pet as a member of the family, feeding them part of your Thanksgiving Dinner is not the best idea. Local veterinarians say many […]


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Three Cases Of Flesh Eating Bacteria In Georgia

ATLANTA (WAOK)- Doctors are calling it a rare surge in cases of flesh-eating bacteria. There are now three confirmed cases in Georgia but officials say the three cases are not related. Thirty-three-year-old landscaper Bobby Vaughn has […]


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Grady Hospital Offers Alternative to Emergency Room Care

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Beginning Monday if you need medical treatment but have no insurance, you will have another alternative. Grady Hospital will open a new walk-in clinic Monday to offer treatment for colds, cuts and other minor ailments. […]


Flu Deaths Increase in Georgia

Georgia health officials say the death rate is rising from the flu. Did you get your flu shot yet?


Cholera Sickens 33K Haitians in 8 Weeks

Many feared Haiti’s cholera epidemic would overwhelm a capital with more than 1 million people left homeless by Jan.’s earthquake. Sso far, it is the countryside seeing the worst of an infection that’s killed more […]