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More good news is being reported on the yet unnamed Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) patient who arrived at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center’s Special Clinical Studies Unit (SCSU) on...

The Malaysia dengue fever outbreak continues to grow by hundreds of cases on a daily basis dwarfing 2014 numbers to date. According to the latest data from the Malaysian Health Ministry Mar. 29, the total...

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The Tennessee Department of Health is reminding vacation and business travelers about the importance of protecting themselves from mosquitoes that may transmit chikungunya virus and other mosquito-borne...

The number of chikungunya cases in the Americas increased by more than 32,000 autochthonous during the past week with the vast majority of the news cases being reported from two countries. Colombia, which...

As a result of increased HIV testing in southeastern Indiana due to the large outbreak of the viral disease linked to injectable drug use, health officials in Jackson County say there is a significant...

The topics on the Sunday, March 29 airing of the Outbreak News This Week Radio show included the antibiotic treatment of a serious Rickettsial infection, the call for vaccinating against Japanese encephalitis...

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According to a report published in ProMED Mail, officials say 12-year old boy died of furious rabies during treatment at Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal. The patient...

The country of the Horn of Africa is currently battling outbreaks in two vaccine-preventable diseases, according to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). To date, ...

The number of H1N1 influenza, or swine flu deaths have increased by some 600 in the past two weeks in India as health officials now report the swine flu death tally at 2,011. The number of people affected...

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The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza (HPAI) in a commercial turkey...