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Officials at the Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Gothenburg, Sweden is reporting a “limited” measles outbreak during the Christmas weekend, according to a hospital news release. As of...

Data provided by the Japan National Institute of Infectious Diseases (NCID) and reported by the news source, Asahi Shimbun, show that the country has reported a record number of invasive group A streptococcal...

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According to the USGS, White-nose syndrome (WNS) is an emergent fungal disease of hibernating bats that has spread from the northeastern to the central United States at an alarming rate. Since the winter...

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Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, also known as chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis, is the most common cause of hypothyroidism in the United States with some 200,000 cases reported annually. It is an autoimmune...

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today the recall of a common antibiotic due to mold contamination. AuroMedics Pharma is voluntarily recalling one lot of Linezolid Injection 600mg/300mL...

According to a recently published World Health Organization (WHO) Situation Report, a convergence of factors is threatening the region with large outbreaks affecting millions as bacterial meningitis season...

Earlier this month, Samoan health officials reported a dengue fever outbreak that was first detected in October with the most affected areas being Apia Urban Area, Vaimauga District and Faleata District. Auckland...

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According to a paper published in AIMS Public Health earlier this year–We estimate the number of lives saved and morbidity reduction associated with the discovery of the first human cell strain used...

The vampire bat is known to be the principle reservoir of rabies throughout Latin America, yet the burden of vampire bat-transmitted rabies on human lives and livestock has been largely anecdotal. Now,...

Health officials in Uíge Province in northwestern Angola have reported 275,000 malaria cases for the first 11 months of 2017, according to Agencia Angola Press. In addition, 700 malaria-related deaths...