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This week we got the latest data on sexually transmitted infections from a CDC’s annual Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance Report which told of some serious problems we’re having with STDs in...

In a follow-up on the typhoid outbreak linked to the European Rainbow gathering that took place recently, European health officials report eight cases linked to the event as of Sep. 21– France...

The Vi-conjugate typhoid vaccine, the only typhoid vaccine that can be used in infants, represents a new tool to help control typhoid A new typhoid vaccine has proven safe, highly immunogenic and could...

The number of cholera cases in Yemen have exceeded 750,000 since late April and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) predicts an even more dire scenario–one million cases by years...

In a follow-up on the situation in Maryland with the influenza virus strain H3N2v (variant flu) linked to exposure to swine, The Maryland Department of Health now puts the case tally at 37 presumptive...

New Hampshire health officials have recorded the second human Jamestown Canyon virus (JCV) case of the year in an adult from Goffstown. This follows a case confirmed in mid-August in Hanover. It is...

Iowa health officials have reported the first death associated with the mosquito borne viral disease, West Nile virus (WNV) of the year in a middle-age adult (41 to 60 years of age) woman from southwest...

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On the latest airing of the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show, I am joined by the Founder of MRSA Survivors Network, Jeanine Thomas to discuss MRSA, World MRSA Day and to tell her personal story as...

In a follow-up on the Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) outbreak in Iran since March, officials report the number of cases have surpassed 120 in the past six months from 13 different provinces, according...

In an update on the plague situation in Madagascar, in the past five weeks 104 cases have been reported, with half (52) cases being pneumonic plague, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) update. Of...