The lone wolf may have been a myth when British author John Fowles was writing his postmodern novel about the mental darkness of young teacher Nicholas Urfe, but in the modern times – the lone wolf is...

Hong Kong health officials announced the investigation into the first suspected local case of Japanese encephalitis (JE) this year, and hence again urged the public to maintain strict environmental hygiene,...

The increase in microbial resistance to common antibiotics has led researchers to seek alternative means for treating infectious diseases.  A recent study in Nano Letters by a team from MIT and Harvard...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced its intention to take enforcement action against companies that manufacture and/or distribute certain unapproved prescription ear drop products (known...

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To ensure that U.S. health care providers and facilities are prepared to safely identify, isolate, transport, and treat patients with Ebola and other emerging threats, the U.S. Department of Health and...

As of Tuesday, June 30, North Carolina health officials have reported the salmonella outbreak linked to the Lexington restaurant, has climbed to 232. The cases of gastrointestinal disease have been reported...

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El Paso County (CO) Public Health confirmed June 29 that a wild rabbit in Yoder died of tularemia infection, and are asking residents to remain cautious around wild animals. The rabbit was tested after...

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Between 27 and 30 June 2015, the National IHR Focal Point of the Republic of Korea notified WHO of 1 additional confirmed case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) alongside 2 additional...