Mumps virus/CDC

One of the states hit hardest by mumps in the past six months is Washington. Since October 2016, state health officials have reported 664 confirmed and probable cases through this...

Agricultural Research Service/USDA

On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced additional steps to keep the food supply safe for American families...

Agricultural Research Service/USDA

On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced additional steps to keep the food supply safe for American families...

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The Brazil Ministry of Health (computer translated) puts the confirmed yellow fever cases in the current outbreak at 448, with 144 deaths as of late last week. The outbreak began in...

Nigeria map divided by states/United Nations

As of 19 March 2017, a total of 1407 suspected cases of meningitis and 211 deaths (case fatality rate: 15%) have been reported from 40 local government areas (LGAs) in five states of...

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Avian influenza is back in the United States with outbreaks reported in several states and hundreds of thousands of birds culled to date. How bad will avian influenza get in 2017? Joining...

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The Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) has been notified of a new case of measles and is asking people who may have come in contact with that person to watch out for symptoms. The...

Measles/CDC

NSW Health is urging people to watch for measles symptoms after two children and a young adult who contracted the disease spent time in the western Sydney suburbs of Auburn and Chester...

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The China National Health and Family Planning Commission that 18 additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9), including two deaths, were recorded from March 17 to 23. The 11...

Legionella pneumophila bacteria/CDC

The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health today reported the latest number of cases of Legionnaires’ disease (LD) in Hong Kong, and stressed the importance...

Mumps/THD

Mumps has seen a resurgence in Canada as well as here in the United States. Outbreak have been reported in Toronto, Manitoba and Alberta to date. Visiting Scientist at the University...

Aedes aegypti
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A team spanning Baylor College of Medicine, Rice University, Texas Children’s Hospital and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard has developed a new way to sequence genomes,...