The Florida Department of Health (DOH) reported three additional locally acquired Zika virus cases Friday. Two of the cases had samples collected in October as part the ongoing investigation and results...

The South Pacific Ocean nation island chain of Vanuatu has had an increase in dengue cases since November that exceeds the trends in recent years. The island country has reported 919 suspected and 142...

World Leprosy Day is annually observed around the world on the last Sunday of January. The day was initiated in 1954 by French philanthropist and writer, Raoul Follereau, as a way to raise global awareness...

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Published this past week in the “Images in Clinical Medicine” section of the New England Journal of Medicine is an interesting case from the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences in New...

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The Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) issued a health advisory last week due to influenza. Influenza activity has been increasing in Dallas County, with greater than 10% of influenza tests...

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Following the report of a confirmed mumps case in a Cedar Hill adult resident on Jan. 19, Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) officials confirmed the second case of mumps in Dallas County...

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Kevin Macaluso, MS, PhD is the Mary Louise Martin Professor in the Department of Pathobiological Sciences at the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine and he was recently awarded a Research to STOP Neglected...

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In the abstract of her article, “Zika Response Disadvantaged Before Outbreak Began: A Perspective” published recently in InfectionControl.tips, Assistant Professor with the Department of Pathobiological...

The World Health Organization (WHO) published the following on Friday: On 24 January 2017, Brazil’s International Health Regulations (IHR) National Focal Point (NFP) provided the Pan American Health...

Colorado public health officials are expressing concern over an increase in mumps cases seen early in 2017. So far this year, 14 cases have been reported in Colorado. That nearly matches the 17 cases...