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The European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) says 19 cases of human West Nile fever have been confirmed in the European Union (EU) since the transmission season began...

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Health officials in Norway are reporting an E. coli O157: H7 outbreak that has sickened six people since June. The six patients reside in different counties–Akershus, Oslo,...

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The New Zealand Ministry of Health expresses its condolences to the families of children who recently died in Samoa shortly after the administration of MMR vaccine. Samoan health authorities...

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Last month, a vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 (VDPV1) case was confirmed in a child from Morobe Province. Papua New Guinea has not had a case of wild poliovirus since 1996, and...

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The Kenyan government has launched a 10-year National Strategy for the Control and Eradication of Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR), a highly contagious small stock disease that mainly...

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The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported today (computer translated) on a locally-transmitted dengue fever cluster in the northern Xinbei City . CDC says a 50-year-old...

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Shoko Asahara, founder of the doomsday cult Aum Shinrikyo and mastermind behind the deadly 1995 nerve gas attack in the Tokyo subway system and other crimes and acts of terror, and...

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The CDC reports–A U.S. study in 1996 showed that 30% of dogs younger than 6 months deposit Toxocara eggs in their feces; other studies have shown that almost all puppies are born...

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North Carolina state health officials are encouraging residents and visitors to take precautions to prevent mosquito-borne illnesses following the death of a North Carolina resident...

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert due to concerns that products may be contaminated with Salmonella from...

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Brazilian health officials are reporting (computer translated) two outbreaks of measles, in Roraima and Amazonas states. The outbreaks are imported cases, officials say, pointing...

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In a recent Johns Hopkins study, researchers sought to use a systematic approach to characterizing PTLDS based on the most current consensus diagnosis. In addition, they examined...