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In a study of proteins historic in its scope, researchers at Oregon State University have pushed closer both to a vaccine for gonorrhea and toward understanding why the bacteria that...

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At the end of September 2018, an international traveler arrived in Rockland County with a suspected case of the measles. There have been additional cases of measles from international...

Hepatitis C replication
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Hepatitis C drugs cure more than 90 percent of patients, but can cost more than $50,000 per patient. Findings from a new study could lead to significant cost savings. Preliminary data...

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Heart complications in patients diagnosed with bacterial pneumonia are more serious than in patients diagnosed with viral pneumonia, according to new research from the Intermountain...

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The dengue fever outbreak in Senegal continues, with the disease being confirmed in new districts. As of 3 November 2018, the cumulative number of suspected cases is 2,123, of which...

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In a follow-up on the chikungunya situation in Thailand, health officials report 538 people had been diagnosed with the virus in the southern provinces for the first 10 months of the...

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Measles, measles and more measles. On today’s show, I look at the measles situation here in the states and in Israel and Asia. I also look at a paper that demonstrates the importance...

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African swine fever, or ASF, appeared for the first time in China over the summer and since that time, more than 50 outbreaks of ASF have been reported in domestic pigs in 13 provinces...

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Nearly two thirds of Americans (65%) say antibiotic resistance is a public health problem and a strong majority (81%) say they are concerned that antibiotic resistance will make more...

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The dengue fever outbreak in Senegal continues, with the disease being confirmed in new districts. As of 3 November 2018, the cumulative number of suspected cases is 2,123, of which...

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During all of 2017, Mexican health officials reported seven human brucellosis cases in the region known as MIddle Zone. However, so far in 2018, at least a dozen cases have been reported,...

Anopheles gambiae mosquito
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Greek health officials have reported nine autochthonous non-Plasmodium falciparum malaria cases since August. Case investigation of the nine introduced cases (eight P.vivax and one...