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Public Health England (PHE) can confirm that a second UK military healthcare worker has been transported back to England, following likely exposure to the Ebola virus via a needle-stick injury when treating...

On Sunday’s Outbreak News This Week Radio Show, I continued my look at the free-living amoeba and amoeba awareness (Last week was Amoeba awareness: Naegleria fowleri). A story that caught my...

Republished with permission from The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)  Medical tourism is a growing practice in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control...

The 2015 measles outbreak has sparked some political commentary, including the President of the United States, with their different views on vaccinations and mandatory vaccination. The governor of New...

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Lorain, Ohio establishment, Great Lakes Smoked Meats is recalling approximately 2,863 pounds of smoked salami product, which may have experienced temperature abuse and may contain Clostridium perfringens,...

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Craigslist’s entry into a market results in a 15.9 percent increase in reported HIV cases, according to research from the University of Minnesota published in the December issue of MIS Quarterly. When...

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Two western harvest mice tested positive for the potentially deadly hantavirus in the Fairbanks Ranch area of San Diego County, according to environmental health officials. This prompted officials to remind people...

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There has been more than 100 measles cases confirmed and reported in the United States in 2015 to date, which has drawn concern from health officials at all levels. In a interview with Norah O’Donnell...

Florida health department officials are advising Florida residents to ensure they are vaccinated against measles after discovering four cases in travelers to the state during the past two weeks. The four...

The Cobb County Board of Health notified officials at Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, GA of a positive tuberculosis case in a student at the school. This has prompted the university  to schedule...