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The first report of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) on viral hepatitis reveals the enormous scale of this silent epidemic in the Americas,  and advocates an organized response...

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One student who attends California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly) has been diagnosed with presumed meningococcal disease, a bacterial infection that causes bloodstream...

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The first report of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) on viral hepatitis reveals the enormous scale of this silent epidemic in the Americas,  and advocates an organized response...

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In a follow-up on the yellow fever outbreak in Brazil, through the first 18 days of 2017, 206 suspected and probable cases of yellow fever were reported, including 53 deaths in Minas...

The number of mumps cases in Spokane County has more than doubled in the past week as county health officials put the case count at 65 as of Friday. Last Friday, the case count stood...

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Victoria health reported today that there are two confirmed case of measles who were infectious while at a number of places across Melbourne between 05 and 14 January 2017, prompting...

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A calf located in Wallace Ward has tested positive for rabies. This is the third confirmed rabid bovine in Perth County since 2015. “This positive result continues to remind us that...

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The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine today confirmed that it has identified a case of ‘Atypical BSE’ in an 18 year old cow in Galway, through its surveillance of ‘fallen’...

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After biting nearly two-dozen people in Barangay Casuntingan, Mandaue City, Cebu, a rabid stray dog died Sunday, according to a Cebu Daily News report. The animal, which was limping...

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The number of dengue fever cases reported in Vietnam during the first eleven months of 2016, reveal a 38 percent increase in cases compared to the same period in 2015. As of 30 November...

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In a follow-up to previous reports on an anthrax outbreak in Western Province, Zambia, the Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation report today that the human case total has risen...

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Zika virus (ZIKV) interferes with the cellular machinery controlling cell division and alters the expression of hundreds of genes guiding the formation and development of neurons and...