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By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Alberta health officials are reporting a dramatic and rapid increase in syphilis cases, prompting a provincial outbreak declaration. A total of 1,536 cases of infectious syphilis...

By NewsDesk    @infectiousdiseasenews Florida health officials reported an additional 85 hepatitis A cases last week, bringing the total cases for the year to 1898, more than 3-times the total for...

By NewsDesk    @infectiousdiseasenews The British Columbia Ministry of Health reported a human rabies case in a resident who has subsequently died. This is the first human rabies case in the province...

By NewsDesk    @infectiousdiseasenews El Paso, TX health officials have reported an additional confirmed measles case, about a week after two cases were confirmed for the first time in 25 years.  The...

By NewsDesk    @infectiousdiseasenews Officials in Singapore recorded the most dengue fever cases in a week in three and one half years last week, according to data from the National Environment Agency...

By NewsDesk    @infectiousdiseasenews Officials in the Zamboanga Peninsula are expressing alarm over the increase in dengue fever cases this year in the region. According to DOH-Region 9 director,...

The World Health Organization announced today that Maldives has eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis. Maldives is the second country in WHO South-East Asia Region to achieve this...

By NewsDesk    @infectiousdiseasenews Last week, Ghana health officials reported a confirmed circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) in an environmental sample collected from Tamale...

By NewsDesk    @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Malaysia are investigating a malaria cluster in Kuala Lipis, Pahang state. On July 11, 2019, a case of four (4) cases of malaria-confirmed...

By NewsDesk    @infectiousdiseasenews Several regions in the Philippines have exceeded the epidemic threshold for dengue fever during the first half of 2019, prompting the Department of Health to declare...