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A measles vaccine made of fine dry powder and delivered with a puff of air triggered no adverse side effects in early human testing and it is likely effective, according to a paper to be published November...

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In an update to an earlier report on the multistate salmonella outbreak in the northeastern United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports the case total has increased by five...

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Baylisascaris procyonis is a roundworm found in the small intestines of raccoons. They excrete the eggs of this parasite in their feces. The eggs can survive in the environment for years under favorable...

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With additional human West Nile virus (WNV) cases reported in the state of Florida, the Department of Health (DOH) puts the case count at 15 in 2014. The new cases were reported from Clay and Duval counties...

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The Florida Department of Health has received notification of two influenza associated pediatric deaths in Orange and Pasco Counties. While most cases of flu are mild, there are exceptions. Pre-existing...

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An outbreak of brucellosis due to to consumption of goat cheese has caused concern in the northern Portuguese town of Baiao, according to a Correio da Manhã report today (computer translated). At least...

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Last week, the Taiwan Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) convened this year’s third “Dengue Epidemic Coordination and Management Meeting”, which...

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Food Safety Specialists from the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) warn consumers not to eat Soybean Sprouts from Henry’s Farm Inc. of Woodford, Va. The company is recalling...

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Mali’s Ministry of Health has confirmed an additional 2 new cases of Ebola virus disease. The first, confirmed on 22 November, occurred in the 23-year-old fiancée of the 25-year-old nurse who attended...

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In an article published on the website, MedCity News, author Nicole Oran pens the following–“Quit stressing about Ebola – The bubonic plague is next“. She opens by saying, “OK....