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An American health care provider working in Sierra Leone who experienced a high-risk exposure to the Ebola virus will be coming to the Biocontainment Unit at Nebraska Medicine for observation and possible...

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Dengue fever and chikungunya are transmitted by the same mosquitoes (Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus) and both vectors are found in the Western hemisphere, or the Americas. However, until Dec. 2013,...

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A research team from Purdue University in Indiana have made a breakthrough in learning about the virus, Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) and the potential development of drugs that inhibit infections caused by...

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There is likely no bigger accomplishment in medicine and public health that has saved so many lives and prevented so much misery over the decades as the introduction of vaccines. The World Health Organization...

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UPDATE: The Pennsylvania Department of Health said late Friday that tests for measles had come back negative in a case that it had alerted the public about previously. The Pennsylvania Department of Health...

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Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Services Dr. James Tomarken reported today a case of Mumps in an individual who lives in the Town of Brookhaven and works at Smithtown High School East. The case was...

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The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) has activated a multi-agency response plan following the confirmation of highly pathogenic H5 avian influenza in domestic birds in Benton County. WSDA...

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The number of Ebola deaths in the three West African countries hardest hit with the virus has jumped by 99 in the past two days, bring the total death tally since the outbreak started almost to 8,000 (7,989),...

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The Hamilton Township Division of Health has been informed of two (2) additional Hepatitis A cases which were confirmed over the New Year’s holiday. In the first additional case (second case in community),...

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Influenza activity continues to increase nationally in the United States and in the state of Florida, health officials say the 2014-15 flu season is in full swing. Current activity levels are above levels...