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The Burundi Ministry of Health declared a malaria epidemic on Mar. 13 due to increased numbers of malaria in the country. In fact, all of the country’s 18 provinces are reporting...

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In a follow-up on the Hennepin County, MN measles outbreak, the number of cases has risen to 20 among Somali Minnesotan children, according to health officials today. Sixteen of...

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Trachoma has been eliminated as a public health problem in Mexico, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced today.  Mexico becomes the first country in the Americas and the third...

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In an update on the yellow fever outbreak in Brazil, since the beginning of the outbreak in December 2016 through Apr. 12, 2017, there were 2,422 cases of yellow fever reported, including...

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The Burundi Ministry of Health declared a malaria epidemic on Mar. 13 due to increased numbers of malaria in the country. In fact, all of the country’s 18 provinces are reporting...

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In a follow-up on the Hennepin County, MN measles outbreak, the number of cases has risen to 20 among Somali Minnesotan children, according to health officials today. Sixteen of...

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The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care recommends against screening for chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) in adults at low risk in a guideline published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical...

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An additional case of measles has been confirmed on the province’s south shore, requiring notification to parents and guardians of students at Hebbville Academy. The current outbreak...

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Though transmission of malaria was wiped out in the United States decades ago and infections are falling in parts of the developing world, malaria hospitalizations and deaths in the...

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People who have recently been found to have drug-resistant bacteria in their urine or stool samples have a greatly increased risk of developing a bloodstream infection that is also...

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The number of measles fatalities in the Romanian outbreak has grown to 22, according to health officials. Between Jan. 2016 and Apr. 14,  2017, Romania has reported 4,793 cases of...

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In China, the Beijing Center for Disease Prevention and Control announced that since Jan. 2017, the city has seen 13 human H7N9 avian influenza cases to date, according to a City CDC...