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According to the Center for Public Health of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, in the 25th week of 2018, 1273 people (487 adults and 786 children) suffered from measles. Since the beginning of the year,...

Analysis of outpatient records of large number of British patients reveals that those believed to be allergic to penicillin have significantly increased risks of contracting the dangerous infections MRSA (methicillin-resistant...

In a follow-up on the anthrax situation in South Dakota,  State Veterinarian Dr. Dustin Oedekoven says anthrax is responsible for recent death loss in a cattle herd in Bon Homme County. Four adult...

The World Health Organization estimates that 78 million people worldwide are infected with gonorrhea each year. Men with infections tend to have obvious symptoms while women are often asymptomatic or...

The Mecklenburg County Public Health is warning the public of a possible hepatitis A exposure to patrons of the Charlotte Hardees on  Little Rock Road between June 13 and 23. A worker there was diagnosed...

Provisional data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that through the first six months of 2018, 18 chikungunya cases were reported. All cases were imported, or occurred in...

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Alberta Health Services Public Health has identified a confirmed case of diphtheria in Medicine Hat. The risk to the general public is low. Public Health is contacting and managing those who had significant...

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The California Department of Public Health reported five additional human West Nile virus (WNV) cases in the past week, bringing the total in 2018 to nine in six counties to date. The new cases were...

The spiral-shaped bacterium that causes syphilis was so dependent on its human host that, until now and despite a century of work, it couldn’t be cultured in a lab dish. That impasse may be resolved. In...

Laboratory tests indicate an Elmore County cat was infected with plague. The cat had recent contact with a rodent, which may have been a ground squirrel, or “whistle pig,” before becoming ill. The...