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PRESS RELEASE Researchers at the University of Liverpool have demonstrated a new treatment against antibiotic resistant bacterial infections. Published in Nature Biotechnology, the study showed that...

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In a follow-up to a June 2, 2014 report of the fourth vCJD case in the United States in Texas, health officials from both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Texas Department...

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English health authorities are reporting slightly more than normal levels of scarlet fever so far this season, advising the public to take precautions in preventing the spread of the bacterial infection. Following...

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Dallas County health officials announced late last week it is monitoring 4 additional people for Ebola, bringing the total to 13, according to a Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS)  news...

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Alberta Health Services officials are advising the public to get their flu shot as flu season is in full swing in the province, and some cases are being reported with serious consequences. “Cases...

In a follow-up to the report of a multistate Salmonella Enteritidis outbreak primarily affecting states in the northeastern United States, at least two states have issued press releases concerning their...

A school district in Fairfax, OK in Osage County has cancelled classes around the Thanksgiving holiday due to infectious mononucleosis. According to a Woodland Public Schools district website announcement...

In the latest installment of “Ebola quotes” here on Outbreak News Today, we’ll  look at recent statements by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, CDC Director Thomas Frieden, MD and David Nabarro. Starting...

Mali has reported an additional Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) after two suspected cases were tested, according to a Health Ministry and Public Hygiene Situation Report published Friday (computer translated),...

The number of cases of the tick borne bacterial disease, anaplasmosis, continue to climb in Maine as the state Centers for Disease Control reports 164 cases statewide as of Nov. 18. This number is up 70...