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Attorneys Bill Marler and Drew Falkenstein of Marler Clark, the nation’s only law firm dedicated to representing victims of foodborne illness, have filed a lawsuit in the Circuit Court of Benton County,...

After several years of increases, the number of chlamydia cases dropped in 2013. However, gonorrhea and syphilis infections in the region continued to climb, the County Health and Human Services Agency...

As the investigation into the spike of cyclospora cases in Texas during the past month or so continues, the number of cases continue to rise. As of July 29,  the Texas Department of State Health Services...

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About 100 drugs already approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for other purposes can also prevent the growth of certain bacterial pathogens inside human cells, including those that cause...

The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) is confirming one new human case of West Nile virus (WNV). The reported case is in Rankin County. So far this year, WNV cases have been reported in Hinds...

The South Jeolla Livestock Sanitation Office reported this weekend that the highly-pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), H5N8 has been detected at a duck farm in Hampyeong, South Jeolla province.   According...

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Novartis has announced the initial results of a large-scale vaccination campaign with Bexsero® (Meningococcal Group B Vaccine [rDNA, component, adsorbed]) to help protect against meningitis B within...

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The Health Department, the Fund for Public Health in New York and five community partners – the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Weill Cornell Medical College, VNSNY Choice...

Measles has resurfaced in the Czech Republic after being eradicated, according to a Mladá fronta Dnes report (computer translated). The airborne virus is not only affecting children, but also middle...

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Hospital admissions from hepatitis C-related end stage liver disease have risen from 608 in 1998 to 2,390 in 2012, while deaths have risen from 98 in 1996 to 428 in 2012. Liver transplants first registrations...