The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) announced the identification of the first mcr-1 producing bacteria found in a Los Angeles County resident. This isolate of the bacteria...

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New data from the Brazil Ministry of Health today revealed (computer translated) a 34.1% reduction in the number of new diagnosed cases in the country–from 43,652 in 2006 to 28,761 in 2015. In addition,...

Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, announced today the availability of Quadracel™ (Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis Adsorbed and Inactivated Poliovirus; DTaP-IPV)...

For most people who contract it, dengue fever is a relatively mild-mannered disease–at least the first time around. For some, however, a subsequent infection by the virus unleashes a vicious and...

Children who were exposed to complications shortly before or during birth, including birth asphyxia and preeclampsia, were more likely to develop autism spectrum disorder, according to a Kaiser Permanente...

Perena Gouma, a professor in the Materials Science and Engineering Department at The University of Texas at Arlington, has published an article in the journal Sensors that describes her invention of a...

Public Health recently investigated a cluster of norovirus-like illness associated with consuming raw oysters. Norovirus is the name of a group of viruses that cause viral gastroenteritis. Norovirus is...

For the second time in a week, the New Jersey Department of Health has reported a confirmed a travel-related measles case in the state. The case was confirmed in Passaic County in an unvaccinated seven-month-old...

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On Sunday’s show my guests included Assistant Professor with the Department of Pathobiological Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine at Louisiana State University, Rebecca Christofferson, PhD...

A steep increase of human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) has been reported since the beginning of December 2016 from China. During this wave, the number of human cases is already higher than during the...