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Following the laboratory mishaps with anthrax and H5N1 avian influenza linked to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) earlier this year, the federal health agency is reporting  that a small...

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The number of influenza related hospitalizations in Ohio have skyrocketed this year to date as compared to the 4-year-average for the Buckeye state (see chart below). According to the Ohio Department...

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In 2013, the state of Indiana reported approximately 100 cases of the gastrointestinal bacterial infection, shigellosis. This year, state health officials say that number is more than 1,000. Every year,...

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After seeing 1,000 or more dengue fever cases per week for many of the weeks leading up to the winter months, the dengue fever outbreak in Taiwan is decreasing dramatically as the mercury drops. According...

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Snoqualmie Gourmet Ice Cream, Inc. has issued a voluntary recall of all ice cream, gelato, custard and sorbet for all flavors and container sizes produced on or after January 1, 2014 until December 15,...

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Food and Drug  Administration (FDA) Commissioner Margaret A. Hamburg said the following today in a statement concerning the blood donor deferral period for men who have sex with men (MSM): Over the...

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For the second time this year, a person from China has become infected with H5N6 avian influenza. The Health and Family Planning Commission of Guangdong Province confirmed the positive case in a 58-year-old...

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Meningococcal disease struck Western Australia during the past week. Two cases of the meningitis form of the disease was reported by health authorities where one patient, a teenager is recovering from...

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The Western Australia Department of Health issued a measles warning today for travelers on an Air Asia flight from Bali over the weekend after a family of two were infected on the vacation island. According...

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The number of human H5N1 avian influenza cases in Egypt have seen a spike during the past month with 17 cases reported in the north African country since mid-November. The latest case, number 21 according...