The latest update on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in west Africa was released by the World Health Organization (WHO) today and it shows that there is a cumulative total of 218 clinical cases...

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) has reported today the first case of human plague of the year in the state and in the United States in a man from Torrance County.  Confirmatory testing...

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PRESS RELEASE WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 25, 2014 – Twenty years ago, the immunization landscape was starkly different from what it is now. More than 100,000 cases of poliomyelitis and 1.2 million cases...

The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has confirmed another imported human case of H7N9 avian influenza from China travel, according a Focus Taiwan report today. This is the fourth imported case...

Alberta Health Services (AHS) has confirmed a new case of measles in the Calgary Zone, and is advising the public of potential exposure locations. The newest case is an employee of the Asian Buffet restaurant...

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) said Thursday that three sexually transmitted infections (STI), chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis, are all on the rise in the state and they encourage residents...

Shortly after the Ministry of Health of St. Vincent and the Grenadines reported it was “bracing itself ” for a chikungunya outbreak around the time of World Health Day two weeks ago, the...

In a follow up to a report last month, the number of cases of measles reported in the Philippines has jumped to 21,336 confirmed and suspected cases from Jan. 1 to Mar. 20, 2014, according to the latest...

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PRESS RELEASE The CDC estimates that vaccinations will prevent more than 21 million hospitalizations and 732,000 deaths among children born in the last 20 years. Despite the U.S. immunization program’s...

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PRESS RELEASE Scientists have cracked the genetic code of the bloodsucking tsetse fly, prompting hope that the breakthrough will help future efforts to control one of the most devastating livestock diseases...