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El Salvador is one of the 22 countries and territories in the Americas to report local transmission of Zika virus, in fact, the Central American country has seen a surge in cases of Guillain-Barré syndrome...

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Officials with the Indiana Department of Corrections say the outbreak that sickened several inmates at the Putnamville Correctional Facility, killing one, was due to H1N1 influenza, according to Chief...

With the Zika virus outbreak growing, a Kansas State University infectious disease expert says that research is crucial to combating this outbreak and preventing the spread of other mosquito-borne viruses. “One...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) added the following destinations to the Zika virus travel alerts: United States Virgin Islands and Dominican Republic.  Previously, CDC issued a travel...

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In a follow-up to a report earlier this month, Puerto Rico health officials say that 19 locally acquired Zika virus infections have been confirmed, primarily in the south east, according to a El Vocero...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed late yesterday afternoon that an Arkansas resident has tested positive for Zika virus. This individual recently traveled out of the country...

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The pneumococcal meningitis outbreak in Ghana has now taken 36 lives from the more than 170 people infected and the World Health Organization (WHO) has arrived in an effort to help the country contain...

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Brazil is pulling out the big guns in the battle against the Aedes mosquito and the viruses it may transmit, including dengue, chikungunya, yellow fever and Zika. Brazil’s health minister, Marcelo Castro...

Human metapneumovirus (hMPV) was first described by van den Hoogen et al in 2001.[1] It had been isolated from young children with respiratory tract disease and it was found, by studying old sera, that...

Nearly 15 percent of patients diagnosed with colorectal cancer were younger than 50, the age at which screening recommendations begin. The study by researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive...