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The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) is continuing to see cases in Northeast Arkansas of Shigellosis, an infectious disease that commonly causes diarrhea, fever and stomach cramps....

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A male inmate at the Oakland County Jail has a confirmed case of Hepatitis A. The Oakland County Health Division (OCHD), in collaboration with the Sheriff’s Office, is advising...

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After a period of heavy flooding, which helped spread viral infection, the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a dengue epidemic in the city of Piura, where 19 people have...

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Statement attributable to UNICEF’s Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean on health data in Venezuela “Data on infant and maternal deaths released last week by the...

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About 40-70% of the infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus strains are due to methicillin resistant ones. These isolates are usually multi-drug resistant and harder to treat endangering...

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Since April 27, Yemen has reported 42,207 suspected cholera cases and 420 deaths through May 24. The following is a statement from the Regional Director for Arab States on the Yemen...

Salmonella serotype Typhi

Officials with Palmerston North Hospital, located on the North Island of New Zealand have confirmed a case of typhoid in a child and there are links to the recent Auckland outbreak. Medical...

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Measles The Auckland Regional Public Health Service has been notified of a new case of measles from recent travel overseas, and requests people watch for symptoms of measles if they...

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About 40-70% of the infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus strains are due to methicillin resistant ones. These isolates are usually multi-drug resistant and harder to treat endangering...

A vacuum tube holds a blood-fed strain of Aedes aegypti -- the mosquito that carries the Zika virus -- in place under a microscope in a research lab insectary in the Hanson Biomedical Sciences Building at UW-Madison.
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Zika virus infection passes efficiently from a pregnant monkey to its fetus, spreading inflammatory damage throughout the tissues that support the fetus and the fetus’s developing...

Legionella pneumophila bacteria/CDC

In recent months, there has been an increase in the number of cases of Legionnaires’ disease among European travelers returning from Dubai. As the source has not yet been identified,...

Schistosoma japonicum/CDC

Schistosomiasis, also known as bilharzia and snail fever is endemic in 12 regions and 28 provinces on the Philippines archipelago with a whopping 12 million Filipinos at risk for the...