The Secretary of Health of Ceará (SESA) has confirmed at least 10 cases of Zika virus (ZikaV) in the state, according to a Globo report (computer translated). The information was released on Thursday...

The Peru Ministry of Health is looking at a mass rabies vaccination campaign for the 20,000 people who live in the Napo District, Maynas Province, Loreto region of the country after reporting the death...

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Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) re-introduced on Thursday his bipartisan bill to address a growing problem of parasitic diseases – mostly in poor, minority populations along the U.S.-Mexico border, the rural...

“Rotten pie” and a north African sausage called “cachir” is being blamed for a botulism outbreak in Batna, Algeria, according to a El Watan report (computer translated). The seven...

An additional Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) case reported by Korean health officials (computer translated) brings the total cases to 182, including one patient diagnosed in China. The death...

In a follow-up to an earlier report, health officials in Koraput have announced several new cases of human anthrax. According to a Times of India report, six additional cases were reported on Thursday...

A confirmed hepatitis A case in a food worker at a Alberta restaurant has prompted a health warning in the neighboring province of Saskatchewan. Earlier this week, Alberta Health Services confirmed a...

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Although there has not been any human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) in Alberta, or in all of Canada for that matter, Alberta Health Services (AHS) is reminding Albertans to take precautions necessary...

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Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling packaged raw macadamia nuts due to possible Salmonella contamination. Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young...

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Jefferson County Public Health has confirmed the presence of plague in one of the prairie dog colonies located in an unpaved, overflow parking lot at Bear Creek Lake Park, 15600 W. Morrison Road. The infrequently...