An Aedes aegypti mosquito prepares to bite a human.
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Once again (2015, 2016) Selangor state is reporting the most dengue fever accounting for some 50 percent of the national total. Through October 15, Malaysia has seen about 73,000 cases...

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In a follow-up on the dengue outbreak in Vietnam, data released by the General Department of Preventative Medicine of the Ministry of Health is showing a downward trend after a large...

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During a news conference Wednesday, the governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rosselló said there are two confirmed cases of leptospirosis in Canovanas, in the northeast of the island,...

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The summer of 2017 appears to be “pink eye”, or conjunctivitis season in the Americas with a number of countries in Central and South America and the Caribbean reporting...

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In a follow-up to the suspected monkeypox outbreak in several state in Nigeria, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reports having received laboratory confirmation for...

Young leukemia patients who were vaccinated against influenza were just as likely as their unvaccinated peers to develop flu, suggesting that additional steps are necessary to protect...

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As many of you know, I’ve been doing a series on the podcast titled Parasites 101. I thought I’d something similar with virology and viruses and I reached out to who I feel is clearly...

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With Halloween about two weeks away, people are getting prepared putting together the most detailed costumes, much different than when I was a kid, I might add. While they are transforming...

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In a follow-up on the mumps outbreak at Syracuse University, school health officials put the total cases at 50– confirmed and probable cases at 24 and 26, respectively. The...

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Oral human papillomavirus infection, or HPV, is common among U.S. men, affecting about one in nine, overall. The prevalence is much higher among men who have had many lifetime oral...

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Oral human papillomavirus infection, or HPV, is common among U.S. men, affecting about one in nine, overall. The prevalence is much higher among men who have had many lifetime oral...

Produced by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), this anterolateral view of this patient’s neck reveals the presence of an erythematous rash that had been attributed to a shingles

GlaxoSmithKline announced Friday that Shingrix has been approved in Canada for the prevention of shingles (herpes zoster) in people aged 50 years or older. Shingrix is a non-live,...