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Flint Hills Community Health Center officials report that Lyon County has had its first lab-confirmed case of an emerging mosquito-transmitted virus in 2015. Chikungunya, pronounced chik-en-gun-ye, is...

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While we’ve been keeping a close eye on the Cyclospora outbreak in the state of Texas this year, not much was known about the parasitic disease in other areas of the US in 2015…until now. The...

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Florida health officials have reported two additional deaths in the past week due to bacterial infection caused by the naturally occurring waterborne bacterium, Vibrio vulnificus. The latest fatalities...

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In a follow-up to a report Wednesday of a human case of brucellosis in Rila, Bulgaria, the regional health inspectorate in Kyustendil say the number people infected have increased to at least 11, according...

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“This is Guinea’s gift to West Africa and the world,” said Dr Sakoba Keita, Guinea’s national coordinator for the Ebola response. “The thousands of volunteers from Conakry and other...

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In a follow up report on the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak centered around South Bronx earlier this work, New York City health officials now report the case count has increased to 46, up from 31. Nine...

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A Venango County woman is Pennsylvania’s first human West Nile virus (WNV) of 2015, according to state health officials. She required hospitalization for her illness and has since been released...

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An otter, who tested positive for the lethal virus, rabies, attacked and bit two tourists in Virginia Beach, according to a Pilot Online report. City officials say the attacks happened near the 2200...

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Colorado health officials have confirmed a case of plague inn a cat in Grand County. Officials say the cat has been treated with antibiotics and recovering.  There has been no reported human transmission. Plague...

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After reports this month of anthrax deaths in bison in Saskatchewan and Wood Buffalo National Park, officials are now reporting anthrax deaths in cattle in Saskatchewan and Alberta. It has been confirmed...