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Acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) is a clinical syndrome characterized by rapid onset of weakness of lower motor neuron type, including weakness of the respiratory and pharyngeal muscles, progressing to maximum...

Brooke County, WV health officials report investigating a cluster of six Legionnaires’ disease cases. At this time, there is no link to any of the cases as a common source or location. Legionellosis...

Officials in Kyiv, Ukraine announced a quarantine at the Lukyanivska pre-trial detention center due to a measles outbreak, according to Ukrainian media. According to the report, as of January 15, seven...

The New Zealand Health Ministry is calling on the public to remain vigilant for meningococcal disease as three confirmed cases were reported in the first week of 2019 and two more are under investigation. The...

Just a few days since the measles outbreak in Clark County, Washington was declared a public health emergency, health officials have confirmed two additional cases. This brings the total outbreak cases...

Pakistan closes out 2018 with two December wild poliovirus cases (with onset on the 16th and 25th) from Lakki Marwat district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province and Bajour Agency in the Federally Administered...

The Ministry of Health reports the measles vaccination campaign in the country has completed its fourth week and  63% of the vaccines had been administered as of Jan. 11. The country is carrying out...

Health officials in Costa Rica continue to investigate the hepatitis A outbreak reported in the province of Puntarenas where 33 cases have been reported during the first 11 days of the year, according...

For the first time, the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed the presence of virulent Newcastle disease in a small domestic flock...

Here is a look at some interesting infectious disease and health news reported across the globe: “Semenly” Harmless Back Pain: An Unusual Presentation of a Subcutaneous Abscess We report, with review...