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The annual Hajj, or pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, is among the largest mass gatherings in the world draws about 2 to 4 million Muslim pilgrims every year; at least 1.5 to 2 million pilgrims are foreign...

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on any given day, about one in 25 hospital patients has at least one healthcare-associated infection (HAI).Did you know that hospital-acquired...

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Health officials in Nicaragua has reported 1,613 conjunctivitis, or “pink eye” cases in the past week affecting 52 cities across the country, bringing the total cases year-to-date to 11,364,...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today launched Get Ahead of Sepsis, an educational initiative to protect Americans from the devastating effects of sepsis. This initiative emphasizes the...

Mid Valley Pharmaceutical is recalling lot# 23221701 of Doctor Manzanilla Cough & Cold and lot# 23221701 of Doctor Manzanilla Allergy & Decongestant Relief syrup to the consumer level.  The products...

A film professor at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) who died Monday may have died due to pneumococcal meningitis, according to a school news release Tuesday. Dr. Hannah Frank joined...

Several days ago a ProMED-Mail report described a yellow fever case in French Guiana on the northeast coast of South America (computer translated). On Wednesday, WHO published a report on the case with...

Hepatitis A cases continue to rise in Colorado, climbing to 54 so far in 2017, which is more than double the number of cases typically seen in an entire year. One Coloradan has died from the illness....

By Jaclyn Guerrero, Epidemiologist at Metabiota, the pioneer in epidemic risk modeling This week, millions of Muslims will make their pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, known as the Hajj. For observant...

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Vibrio A person from Santa Rosa County is the 3rd and latest Vibrio vulnificus fatality reported in Florida year-to-date. Previous deaths due to Vibrio were reported in Orange and Brevard Counties. State...