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The mumps outbreak that has affected three counties in northwest Arkansas continues to grow. As of Friday, The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) puts the case count at 376 under investigation. Benton,...

Hepatitis researchers have long thought that immune cells – sent to attack virus-infected cells in the liver – cause the acute liver injury associated with hepatitis A virus (HAV) and other hepatitis...

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) is investigating the 4th case of wound botulism so far in 2016 in a 26-year-old woman from Bernalillo County. The patient is an injection drug user and the...

CDC today announced updates to its interim guidance for pre-pregnancy counseling and prevention of sexual transmission of Zika based on ongoing assessment of available data, primarily extending the timeframe...

An anthrax vaccine that may be effective in as few as two doses is moving forward in development with the assistance of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of the Assistant...

British health officials are strongly encouraging young people going to university or college to get vaccinated against meningococcal disease after recently released figures showed less than a fifth...

With the latest reports from the City of Hopkins putting the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at 20, including one death, and an overall increase in cases in the state of Minnesota as a whole, Minnesota U.S....

Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living is reporting the death of a female in her 70s who tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV) after passing away.  The woman, who was a resident of the Southern...

In a follow-up on several reports on the Rift Valley fever outbreak in Niger, the World Health Organization (WHO) released an update on the situation in the African country: On 30 August 2016, WHO received...

As of Sep. 29, the Florida Department of Health puts the total non-travel related Zika virus cases at 119. In addition to this number, health officials also report 15 out-of-state cases. On Thursday, we...