With the addition of 10 locally transmitted Zika virus infections reported by the Florida Department of Health (FLDOH), the number of non travel associated cases has reached 105. Of the 10 new cases,...

A new analysis by researchers at the National Institutes of Health has provided the strongest evidence to date that nausea and vomiting during pregnancy is associated with a lower risk of miscarriage in...

Achara, the 21-month-old female Asian elephant at the Oklahoma City (OKC) Zoo and Botanical Garden has tested positive for endotheliotropic herpesvirus (EEHV), 1A strain, according to zoo officials. All...

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Sri Lanka is the first country in the World Health Organization South-East Asia Region to develop a national strategy for elimination of dog-mediated rabies. Sri Lanka’s goal is the elimination...

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The number of people in eastern Sudan affected by an “acute watery diarrhea” is multiplying over the past week as Sudanese health officials put the outbreak at 3,084 and the death toll has...

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) today announced a contract to develop an inactivated vaccine candidate to...

September is Sepsis Awareness Month and for 30 days, Sepsis Alliance and sepsis advocates pull out all the stops to spread the word about what sepsis is, what it does, and how we can make a difference...

In addition to the approximately 3,000 chikungunya cases, the dengue fever and the malaria cases and deaths reported in India’s capital city, health officials have reported nearly three dozen cases...

The Nassau County Department of Health is investigating a confirmed case of Hepatitis A virus in a food handler who worked at Park Delicatessen, located at 1420 Park Avenue in North Merrick. Patrons who...

Scores of employees at a garment factory in the southern province of Kien Giang, Vietnam have tested positive for H1N1 influenza, prompting health officials to ask the factory to take preventive measures...