Although the Malaysia Health Ministry has not updated the dengue fever death toll in two weeks (remains at 117), the country’s total case count has exceeded 40,000 as of May 2 after an additional...

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Millions of Americans are living with chronic viral hepatitis, and many do not know they are infected. Every year, approximately 15,000 Americans die from liver cancer or chronic liver disease associated...

The Health and Family Planning Commission of Jiangxi Province is reporting an additional human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in a 39-year-old woman who is hospitalized for treatment in critical condition. From...

More than two dozen US travelers to Tulum, Mexico, along the east coast of the Yucatán Peninsula, contracted hepatitis A during a one month period earlier this year prompting US health officials to issue...

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In a follow-up to a report earlier this week, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced Friday that they and partner organizations in Nepal have mobilized further resources including medicine and...

The Whatcom County Health Department in the state of Washington reported an outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) affecting 32 children and adults on April 30.  Four cases have been hospitalized,...

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Noroviruses, a group of viruses responsible for over 50% of global gastroenteritis cases, can spread by air up to several meters from an infected person according to a new study by Université Laval researchers....

Hong Kong officials are reporting a case of H5 influenza virus in an oriental magpie robin in Sai Kung, Hong Kong. Currently the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) await confirmatory...