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As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Vessel Sanitation Program personnel go aboard the Princess Cruises’ Coral Princess when it docks in Los Angeles today, they will...

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For the second time in as many weeks, North Dakota agriculture officials are reporting a confirmed case of highly pathogenic H5 avian influenza (HPAI) in a commercial turkey flock. The virus has been...

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Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Director Nirav D. Shah, M.D., J.D., is urging parents to talk with their child’s doctor about the new school-entrance vaccination requirements, which include...

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State Public Health Veterinarian Dr. Colin T. Campbell reminds everyone to vaccinate their pets and avoid contact with stray and wild animals, especially those that appear sick or are acting aggressive...

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Seven people were killed last week in the attack on a UN vehicle in Garowe, Somalia, four of which were UNICEF workers. Five others were injured. Two of those killed were polio workers with the Global...

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TFH Publications, Inc./Nylabone Products, of Neptune, NJ is recalling one lot of its 1.69 oz. package of the Puppy Starter Kit dog chews, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella....

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Most of the indigenous dengue fever cases in Taiwan this year has been reported in residents of Kaohsiung City, according to the Centers for Disease Control. However, most patients had not sought immediate...

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Frankie Milley founded Meningitis Angels when her teenage son Ryan died. Portland, Ore. dad Scott Parkhurst joined the fight last year after losing his 17-year-old son, Jake. Meningitis Angels, a national...

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The mosquito borne viral diseases of dengue fever and chikungunya are skyrocketing in some countries of South America this year. Of the 554,890 dengue fever cases in the Americas reported to date in...

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A child dies every minute from malaria in Africa where it is estimated that 9 out of 10 malaria deaths occur. In 2013, there were 528 000 deaths from malaria and about 78% of these were in children under...