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Ukraine health officials reported an additional 3,279 measles during the fourth week of the year (1,350 adults and 1,299 children), bringing the total to 11,757 people from December 28, 2018 to January...

A new study has identified the master regulator that maintains a healthy gut and limits damage by parasitic whipworms. Researchers from the Wellcome Sanger Institute and collaborators have revealed that...

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Schistosomiasis, also known as bilharzia, is a disease caused by parasitic worms. More than 200 million people are infected worldwide. In terms of impact this disease is second only to malaria as the most...

In an update on the measles outbreak in Clark County, WA, health officials reported an additional three confirmed cases since yesterday, bringing the total to 41 since the beginning of the year. In addition,...

Merck announced this week that V114, the company’s investigational 15-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, has received Breakthrough Therapy Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

In our continuing coverage on the hantavirus outbreak in Chubut Province of Patagonia in southern Argentina, the outbreak had prompted the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a...

To the list of woes brought on by Venezuela’s economic and political turmoil, add one more: a crippled national vaccination program has resulted in record-high numbers in cases of measles, diphtheria...

The Philippines reported a 367 percent increase in measles cases last year as vaccination rates plummet throughout the archipelago. Much of the drop in vaccinations are linked to the Dengvaxia scare in...

Biotech company, Valneva SE, announced today positive initial booster data and final Phase 1 data for its leading, unique Lyme disease vaccine candidate VLA15. To investigate whether a VLA15 booster...

Health officials in Osceola County, FL have issued a rabies alert in response to a coyote that tested positive for rabies on January 29, 2019 in the Kissimmee area. All residents and visitors in Osceola...