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The mother of the 12-year-old Benton, Arkansas girl who last year made it to the very small list of survivors of the deadly amoeba, Naegleria fowleri, has lost her own lengthy battle with breast cancer. 42-year-old...

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Mice that are already infected with the pathogen that causes Lyme disease appear to facilitate the spread of a lesser-known but emerging disease, babesiosis, into new areas. Research led by the Yale School...

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The Egyptian Ministry of Health has in the past two consecutive days confirmed two additional human H5N1 avian influenza (AI) cases, one from Helwan governorate of Cairo and one from Asyut province (computer...

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The Hong Kong Government today (December 30) found in a consignment of imported live chickens a number of samples tested positive in H7 avian influenza (AI) serological tests, whilst all swab samples collected...

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Nearly all of the additional 25,000 or so chikungunya cases in the Americas can be attributed to just a handful of countries, according to new data from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Monday. In...

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The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) is today (December 30) closely monitoring an additional human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Shenzhen notified by...

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A confirmed case of Ebola has been diagnosed in Glasgow, Scotland. NHS Scotland infectious diseases procedures have now been put into effect and the patient has been isolated and is receiving treatment...

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The Ebola Virus Disease outbreak hit a milestone of sorts, I guess it could be described as macabre, but the number of cases in the three West African countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone has...

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With the enormous amount of news and information concerning avian influenza, or bird flu, avian cases and human, I thought it was necessary to bring back Mike Coston with Avian Flu Diary on the Outbreak...

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Despite being on the job for more than 2 months, we’ve seen or heard little from President Obama’s “Ebola czar”, Ron Klain. In a rare appearance on CBS’s Face the Nation, Klain...