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Washington State Department of Health News

West Nile virus death confirmed in Washington state

The state of Washington recently confirmed its first resident to die from West Nile virus for 2015. Read More »

Washington's Salmonella outbreak increases to 90 cases

The recent outbreak of Salmonella infections, which may be connected to pork products, has now spread to 90 cases throughout Washington State. Read More »

Whooping cough cases continue to climb in Washington state

Health officials encouraging residents to get Tdap vaccine to prevent disease Read More »

TB cases down slightly, but health officials still concerned

Washington's tuberculosis (TB) rates decreased 8 percent in 2014, but state and local health professionals remain concerned about the illness. Read More »