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In a follow-up on the Escherichia coli O26 outbreak in France, between February and May 2018, several children with Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS), some of whom were infected with...

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Researchers with the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) and the Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) shows that two types...

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Sri Lanka health officials have reported an increase in the number cases of the bacterial disease, leptospirosis during the first five months of 2018. From Jan-May 2017, authorities...

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In a follow-up to a report last month, Sindh province health officials have reported the second Naegleria fowleri fatality of 2018, according to a Daily Times report. This case,...

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Measles Sixty-one cases of measles have been confirmed in 13 counties of Liberia amid fresh outbreaks of Lassa fever, Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP), neo-natal tetanus, meningitis and...

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In a follow-up on the Japanese encephalitis situation in Taiwan, the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) announced 7 new Japanese encephalitis cases confirmed in Taiwan...

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Animal viral diseases and spillover to humans results in some of the most important and devastating infections and outbreaks known to humans. My guest today looks at a number of these...

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In the final podcast in our short series on malarial parasites, we’re look at the two less common species–P. malariae and P. ovale. In addition, we will spend some time talking...

Necator americanus

In the category of something “flying under the radar”… Remember several months ago when the much of the media (one example) was covering the study published in November...

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The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) gave an update on the hepatitis A outbreak in the northeastern part of the state recently and we see since February 2018, 36 cases of Hep A...

Salmonella serotype Typhi

El Salvador Minister of Public Health, Violeta Menjívar, said that there is an epidemic outbreak of typhoid fever that has affected some 26 municipalities in the country. Deputy Minister...