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The U.S. Fund for UNICEF today announced the appointment of the newest UNICEF Ambassador, GRAMMY® Award-winning recording artist P!nk, who will build on her current role as the UNICEF Kid Power National...

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The number of dengue fever cases increased by five in Hawaii, bringing the total to 112 locally acquired cases on Big Island, according to the Hawaii Department of Health (HDOH) Monday. The situation...

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The number of microcephaly cases in Brazil has skyrocketed in the past few days as the Brazilian Health Ministry (computer translated) put the tally as of Nov. 28 at 1,248 suspected cases. Cases of the congenital...

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The mosquito-borne virus chikungunya may lead to severe brain infection and even death in infants and people over 65, according to a new study that reviewed a chikungunya outbreak on Reunion Island off...

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The Philippines is one of a handful of countries that still see increases in the HIV globally, and the stats are startling. Philippines health officials announced last week that the number of reported...

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Camel bites have been implicated in the deaths of two young girls in Darfur’s East Jebel Marra, according to a Radio Dabanga report. It is reported that the 12 and 17-year-old girls were bitten...

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A state of emergency has been declared in northeast Brazil’s Pernambuco state due to the proliferation of the viruses, dengue, Zika and chikungunya in the region, all transmitted by the Aedes aegypti...

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Wyoming State Veterinarian Dr. Jim Logan has been notified that cultures are positive for field strain Brucella abortus (Brucellosis) on a cow from one Park County cattle herd. Results were received on...

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In a follow-up to the surge of microcephaly cases in northeast Brazil and the source of the massive increase in cases, Brazil health officials believe that have confirmed the relationship between the neurological...

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Blacklegged ticks (Ixodes scapularis) are the primary vector of Lyme disease to humans, but researchers at Old Dominion University in Virginia are focusing on another tick, Ixodes affinis, even though...