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I recently read of this Loyola University News Orleans Parasitology professor who took a half-dozen of her undergraduate students to Almolonga, Jutiapa, Guatemala to assist and teach villagers, using...

The salmonella outbreak that sickened and hospitalized 12 people who ate pork and Ascot pies from The Pork Pie Shop in Victor Harbor, South Australia has been linked to the raw egg wash which was applied...

Cidara Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company developing novel anti-infectives including immunotherapies, today announced that the company has received a grant for up to $6.9 million from CARB-X (Combating...

The China National Health and Family Planning Commission reported today that 17 additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9), including three deaths, were recorded from March 24 to 30. The 14 male...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting consumers to Meridian Medical Technologies’ voluntary recall of 13 lots of Mylan’s EpiPen and EpiPen Jr (epinephrine injection) Auto-Injector products...

Vaccinations have begun in a multi-site Phase 2/2b clinical trial testing an experimental DNA vaccine designed to protect against disease caused by Zika infection. The vaccine was developed by government...

NSW Health has renewed its calls for people in western Sydney to take advantage of free measles shots available at their GP following the detection of four measles cases in the area. Three infants and...

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Ten people in Auckland, New Zealand have been hospitalized due to a typhoid outbreak, according to local health officials Friday. The Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is tracing people...

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Health officials in Toronto have confirmed three measles cases in the city that are linked to travel. Toronto Public Health (TPH)  is encouraging everyone to check their vaccination status and ensure...

Filarial nematodes–microscopic, thread-like roundworms–currently infect up to 54 million people worldwide and are the leading cause of disability in the developing world. Now, researchers reporting...