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San Francisco health officials say the city reports 5-10 cases of shigellosis monthly typically; however, this December the City by the Bay has reported a significant spike in the gastrointestinal bacterial...

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In an effort to inform and protect farmers, researchers at New Zealand’s Massey University created a 7-part Leptospirosis video series, which is available for free on their You Tube page. The series...

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The Public Health Agency of Canada is reporting that in the two cases of Listeriosis from Ontario and Manitoba, the bacterium has the same genetic fingerprint as the bacterial strain seen in the United...

Mike Coston is the Owner/Editor of Avian Flu Diary A hat tip to @NLInteligence for tweeting a link to a new OIE report announcing the detection of the H5N8 virus in a hunted Eurasian Wigeon – a dabbling...

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The dengue fever situation in Asia varies depending on the country. Last week we reported that Malaysia’s dengue case count has about tripled 2013’s numbers with some 100,000 cases. China’s...

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The Jordanian Ministry of Health has reported a case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus infection in a non-Jordanian man in his 70s, according to the state run media outlet, Petra...

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Barkworthies of Richmond, VA is recalling select lots of Barkworthies Chicken Vittles dog chews because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, the company announced Wednesday. The...

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The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa reached the one year anniversary this month when the initial case was reported in Guinea. One year later, the number of cases reported to date is...

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The Happy Apple Company of Washington, Missouri, issued a voluntary recall of Happy Apple Brand caramel apples with a best use by date between August 25th and November 23rd 2014, because they have the...

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The Egyptian Ministry of Health (computer translated) is reporting an additional human case of H5N1 avian influenza, the 22nd of the year to date. The patient is a 5-year-old child from Nuba Aswan governorate. The...