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Health officials in Cordoba province, Argentina are reporting the first indigenous case of Zika virus infection in the country in a woman who was infected after having sex with a man who caught the virus...

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San Diego County health officials announced Friday a confirmed Zika virus case in a San Diego woman. The woman is believed to have contracted the virus while in Colombia, was not pregnant and was not...

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On Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued advice for people planning travel to the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from August 5 to August 21, 2016, and...

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Friday that the  U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for adiagnostic tool for Zika virus...

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New data released by the World Health Organization (WHO) reveals that for the six years from Jan. 1, 2010 to Dec. 31 2015,  3248 cases of plague in humans were reported, resulting in 584 deaths. Of this...

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Between 6 and 16 February 2016, the National IHR Focal Point (NFP) of Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) notified WHO of 3 additional cases of vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 (VDPV1). Details of...

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In an update from the Florida Department of Health today, officials report an additional two travel-associated cases in Broward County and Miami-Dade County, bringing the state total to 37. Of the travel-related...

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Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published an article in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) and held a telebriefing on the topic of Zika virus infection among...

A Florida dietary supplement distributor has been ordered by a federal court to stop selling its product, which it claimed could treat herpes. Senior U.S. District Judge James S. Moody, Jr. for the Middle...

More than 9000 kids get cancer in the US every year (about 1 in 450). The most common are leukemias, lymphomas, and brain tumors, but there are many different kinds. If you would like up to date numbers,...