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New Jersey pharmaceutical company, Valeant Pharmaceuticals has announced the recall of one lot of the powdered antiviral drug,  Virazole® (ribavirin powder for solution) due to microbial contamination. Virazole...

Following a slew of unconfirmed reports from Iraqi media online concerning Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in ISIS fighters, representative from the World Health Organization (WHO) have commented on the situation. Head...

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The NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde’s Public Health Protection Unit, Police Scotland and Health Protection Scotland are investigating two probable cases of Botulism in drug injecting heroin users....

It was a good start for the website, Outbreak News Today, which launched in the Spring of 2014. We covered a great variety of infectious disease and outbreak news–From Ebola to chikungunya to Enterovirus...

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The Animal Disease Control Branch of the Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) reports that it has detected the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) on four additional Waianae swine farms. Eight farms...

An outbreak of aseptic, or viral meningitis reported in 10 California teens this past summer has been identified as caused by Echovirus 30, according to California health officials. In a Notes from the...

Mike Coston is the Owner/Editor of Avian Flu Diary The Egyptian Ministry of Health has posted details on two additional H5N1 cases – both with onsets in late December –  which raises Egypt’s...

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Jump Your Bones, Inc. of Boca Raton, Florida is voluntarily recalling Jump Your Bones brand name Roo Bites (Cubes) because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. No pet or consumer illnesses...

In a follow up to the announcement Tuesday by the South Dakota Health Department of the first measles case in the state in nearly two decades, health officials reported diagnosing five additional cases,...