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Japanese officials have ordered the cull of more than 40,000 birds on a Miyazaki prefecture after for the second time in two weeks an H5 avian influenza outbreak has been reported. Preliminary genetic...

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In November 2014, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene received a report of a new case of HSV type 1 (HSV-1) infection in a newborn male infant following direct orogenital suction during...

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A woman in Minya province has become the 20th human H5N1 avian influenza case reported in Egypt in the past six weeks and the 24th case of 2014 to date, according to an Oneaeg. com report (computer translated). The...

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Qiming Primary School in Jiangmen city in south China’s Guangdong Province reported that more than 100 students have been stricken with the gastrointestinal bug, norovirus. The students affected,...

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More than 100 patients and staff at a Japanese hospital contracted influenza over the the period of Dec. 23 to Dec. 26, according to a Japan Today report. The influenza outbreak occurred at Shizuoka...

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Various media accounts today (computer translated) say that at least four people in Libya have died from H5N1 avian influenza infections in recent days. The Libya Health Minister, Rida al-Awkali said three...

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With one-third of the households in the United States having cats as pets totally approximately 60 million, human exposure to cats can occasionally result in a variety of infections. Infections from cats...

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Man and dog—a relationship that is nearly as old as time itself. Protector of our homes, pulling our sleds, finding missing people in rubble after an earthquake, dogs have been invaluable to the human...

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A Hong Kong woman with recent travel to the Longgang district of Shenzhen, China is being reported as the eleventh imported case of human H7N9 avian influenza, according to local media reports (computer...

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On December 17, 2014, the Hong Kong CHP recorded a case of Streptococcus suis infection affecting a 79-year-old woman with underlying illnesses. She presented with joint pain, abdominal pain and vomiting...