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The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health said Friday they are investigating a confirmed case of invasive meningococcal infection, a communicable disease transmitted...

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Afghanistan, one of the three remaining polio endemic countries on the planet, has reported it’s first case of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) of the year in Hilmand province. In 2014, Afghanistan...

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Health officials have recently reported a cluster of acute fatal encephalitis in three squirrel breeders possibly related to an infection with a newly identified bornavirus is an unusual event. All infected...

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Measles was a real battle in the Philippines in 2014 with the final measles tally on the archipelago at 58,010 cases, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). This includes 110 people who lost...

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With the additional six influenza related fatalities reported in Hong Kong adults during the past day brings the total deaths in the city to 295, the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department...

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In response to the decision earlier this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) unanimous vote to ONLY use the new meningococcal...

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Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disability  that can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates...

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The India Ministry of Health released their provisional data on vector borne diseases for 2014 Friday and it shows that there were 535 deaths due to malaria last year. Tripura and Meghalaya States saw...

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The area of the Texas state capital and Travis County has seen an increase in syphilis, in addition to Texas as a whole, according to data published in the Travis County Medical Society Journal. Texas...

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In a follow-up to a report yesterday, the HIV outbreak announced by State health officials earlier this week continues to grow, now reaching 27 confirmed cases and 10 preliminary HIV positive cases, the Indiana...