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Schistosomiasis, also known as bilharzia and snail fever is endemic in 12 regions and 28 provinces on the Philippines archipelago with a whopping 12 million Filipinos at risk for the parasitic infection,...

Since April 27, Yemen has reported 42,207 suspected cholera cases and 420 deaths through May 24. The following is a statement from the Regional Director for Arab States on the Yemen situation (computer...

In recent months, there has been an increase in the number of cases of Legionnaires’ disease among European travelers returning from Dubai. As the source has not yet been identified, there could still...

The Cambridge Public Health Department has issued an alert about a measles exposure in the MIT area of Cambridge. On Thursday, May 11, a person with a confirmed case of measles visited the MIT Museum...

Following reports of norovirus outbreaks in Yolo  and Sacramento Counties, officials with the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department (PHD) are reporting a possible outbreak of norovirus in northern...

The Bureau of Land Management is announcing the temporary suspension of wild horse and burro adoptions at the Boise BLM Wild Horse Corrals due to the presence of strangles, or equine distemper, in several...

May is American Stroke Month. It’s on the calendar every year, and for good reason. Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S. with 133,000 people dying annually. In fact, every 40 seconds,...

Four out of 10 children that visit hospitals in Sierra Leone have malaria, according to Malaria Programme Manager of Ministry of Health, Dr. Samuel Smith at a recent press briefing in the country. In...

About 10,000 cholera cases and nearly 100 deaths have been reported in war-torn Yemen since our last report earlier this week. According to a press release Thursday, the World Health Organization (WHO)...

Pennsylvania health officials issued an alert today over a possible measles exposure at a welcome center in the northeastern part of the state. Travelers they may have been exposed to measles at the Endless...