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MERS Patient Released From Indiana Hospital

The first American diagnosed with a mysterious virus from the Middle East was released Friday from a northwestern Indiana hospital after health officials determined the patient “poses no threat to the community.”

05/09/2014

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Indiana MERS Patient In Good Condition; To Go Home Soon

The man had been living in Saudi Arabia, working at a hospital that has patients with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), but it’s not yet clear if that’s where the man contracted the virus.

05/05/2014

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Cop, Two Paramedics Attacked While Responding To Emergency Call

Two paramedics and a police officer were hospitalized Tuesday night after responding to a call on the Near North Side.

12/04/2013

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Doctor Indicted For Sexual Misconduct With Patient

A psychologist at a southwest suburban mental health center was ordered was formally charged Friday with sexual misconduct with a disabled patient.

02/04/2011

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Judge: Orthodontist Accused Of Fondling Patient Can Treat Underage Clients

An elderly orthodontist accused of fondling a 13-year-old patient will be allowed to treat underage clients at his Northwest Side office, a Cook County judge ruled Monday.

12/06/2010