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On Friday, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe announced the creation of a statewide task force to guide preparedness initiatives related to Zika virus, a mosquito-borne illness. Led by the Virginia Department...

Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) researchers recently published the results of testing a Plasmodium vivax malaria vaccine candidate in a human challenge model. A vaccine to prevent infection...

The number of probable and laboratory confirmed dengue fever cases in Mexico has eclipsed the 10,000 mark as of Feb. 15, according to health ministry numbers. Through the seventh week of 2016, Mexico...

During the past couple days, health authorities in China have reported additional imported Zika virus cases in Zhejiang and Guangdong provinces. According to the National Health and Family Planning...

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Earlier this week, health officials in Abuja, Nigeria suspected that a “mystery outbreak” that killed some 13 people may have been due to dysentery or typhoid in Saburi community. However,...

Health officials in France are reporting the first case of sexually transmitted Zika virus infection in a Paris-area woman who is not pregnant, according to a AFP report. France Heath Minister, Marisol...

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Oregon health officials reported on Friday the state’s first case of sexually transmitted Zika infection. The illness was spread from a man who had traveled in a Zika-affected country to his female...

Health officials in Uruguay reports what may be the country’s first case of autochthonous, or locally acquired dengue fever case in a Montevideo woman. The 31-year-old female developed fever and...

In a follow up on the yellow fever outbreak situation in the South African country of Angola, health officials say the outbreak has grown to 434 cases of the serious mosquito borne viral illness and of...

Hawaii health officials report the dengue fever outbreak on the Big Island now stands at 260 with the additional of several new cases reported this week. Of the confirmed cases, 235 are Hawaii Island...