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CDC warns of the Acute Flaccid Myelitis disease outbreak in Children

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (WDEF) - The CDC is warning parents about a potential outbreak of the Acute Flaccid Myelitis disease in children. Acute Flaccid Myelitis or AFM...

River Rafting returns for the summer season with CDC guidelines

POLK COUNTY, Tenn (WDEF) - The Ocoee River Rapids are some of the most popular in the country. People from all over the world come...

Steps to Prevent Illness for Coronavirus COVID-19

Follow these steps to help prevent yourself and others from coronavirus COVID-19.

Third Coronavirus Case Found in Georgia

A third case of coronavirus has been found in Georgia.

New US coronavirus case may be 1st from unknown origin

Health officials say new coronavirus case in California could be the first in the U.S. that has no known connection to travel abroad or another known case, a possible sign the virus is spreading in a community.

Chattanooga doctors stay on top of the coronavirus

Infectious disease specialists in the Chattanooga area are educating people about the coronavirus.

Rates of Youth Suicide Have Tripled Since 2007

". . . overwhelmingly what they find is that you can't just point at one thing and say, 'Well, it's because of this'."

Dozens Sickened Across The Country From Vaping

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating more than 150 cases of adolescents with breathing issues related to vaping.

Rate of pregnant women addicted to opioids skyrocketed in 15 years, CDC says

(CBS News) - As the opioid epidemic continues to wreak havoc across the country, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sheds light on the devastating consequences opioid addiction can have on pregnant women.

Death of CDC worker who drowned ruled a suicide

His disappearance fueled several internet rumors.
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HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) - It was mentioned during a recent Chattanooga City Council meeting that a Hamilton County 911 worker was given a...

Charleston picks first black female mayor in Tennessee

CHARLESTON, Tennessee (WDEF) - Donna McDermott has made history in Tennessee by becoming the state's first female, African-American mayor. The Charleston Commission chose her to...

Professor proposes a cylinder around the Cleveland Confederate monument

It would obscure the monument, but turn it into a new historical display.