A team of researchers at Kansas State University, in collaboration with Garcia-Sastre of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, has developed a vaccine that protects poultry from multiple strains...

In what is likely to be the next eradicated infectious disease following smallpox, the Carter Center announced some big progress concerning Guinea worm disease today. Only 22 cases of Guinea worm disease...

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Rift Valley Fever (RVF) is mosquito-borne virus that is endemic in parts of Africa. It primarily infects animals like sheep, cattle and goats and it can have an economic impact on a community due to the...

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After not reporting any new dengue fever cases since the weekend, the Hawaii Department of Health (HDOH) revealed five additional cases of the mosquito borne viral illness Wednesday, bringing the outbreak...

Bay Area Lyme Foundation, a leading nonprofit funder of innovative Lyme disease research in the US, last month released its roster of 2015 research grant recipients. Collectively these researchers received...

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The Departmental Health Service of Santa Cruz in Bolivia reported the first case of Zika infection in the country, according to an El Dia report (computer translated). Health officials note that the case...

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In a follow-up to a report last week, the final tally is in on the number of fireworks injuries and Philippines health officials put it at 929, including 33 amputations. This is a slight increase compared...

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The Health and Family Planning Commission of Guangdong Province announced an additional human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in mainland China. The patient, a 58-year-old woman from Jieyang, is hospitalized...

The Hong Kong Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) said Tuesday that a dead great egret found in Diamond Hill, Wong Tai Sin, was confirmed to be H5N6 positive after laboratory testing. The...

Huisken Meat Company, a Sauk Rapids, Minn. establishment, is recalling approximately 89,568 pounds of beef products that may be contaminated with extraneous wood materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s...