The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded more than $16 million to 40 states and territories to establish, enhance, and maintain information-gathering systems to rapidly detect microcephaly–a...

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Officials with the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MoAF) are advising the public to abstain from consuming raw or unpasteurized milk or milk products in light of dozens of human cases reported...

THE NEW OUTBREAK IN SIBERIA SHOWS HOW WE ARE NOT PREPARED The medical history of the world is full of deadly diseases which have been destructive for the people and which have humiliated the whole mankind....

A study led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital found that obese mice are not protected against influenza infections by vaccines that include adjuvants, raising concerns about vaccine effectiveness...

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Swedish agricultural officials are reporting an anthrax outbreak in farms in the Östergötland region of southeastern Sweden, according to a local media account. The serious bacterial disease has killed...

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During the second week of July, 12 cases of vesicular disease were discovered at two slaughter plants in Iowa. All cases have tested negative for Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) and the other swine vesicular...

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer (D-NY) yesterday called for major changes as it relates to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) food recall process. Schumer wants to ensure the agency is doing...

The Department of Health (DOH) welcomes World Health Organization’s (WHO) recent statement on dengue vaccine introduction in countries with greater than 50% prevalence among age group targeted for vaccination....

The Nassau County Department of Health in consultation with the New York State Department of Health is investigating an increase incidence of mumps in individuals who reside in Long Beach and the surrounding...

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In a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) press conference today following Florida Governor Rick Scott’s announcement of 10 additional autochthonous Zika virus cases, Director Dr Tom...