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By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up to a report from late July, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice for the African country of Burundi due to an...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up to a report last week, the Japan National Institute of Infectious Diseases (NIID) reports that through Aug. 11, 4,009 syphilis cases have been reported...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the Listeria monocytogenes outbreak linked to roasted meat in Spain, official Ministry of Health numbers (computer translated) put the case tally...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A “dramatic increase” in syphilis cases in the Northwest Territories has prompted the Chief Public Health Officer (CPHO), Dr. Kami Kandola to declare an...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Public Health Agency of Canada is collaborating with provincial public health partners, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Health Canada to investigate an...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Illinois state health officials are reporting two confirmed cases of Legionnaires’ disease linked to the AmericInn by Wyndham Hotel in Schaumburg, Illinois, and...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on a report concerning severe respiratory illness possibly linked to vaping, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) learned of the death of...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), along with officials in Kalamazoo County and other local governments report investigating 6 confirmed...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Vietnam dengue update In an update on the dengue fever situation in Vietnam, an additional 8,970 dengue cases reported from 54 out of 63 provinces including 4 deaths...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in the Town of Maynard in Middlesex Count are reporting on a Powassan virus case in a resident, which has prompted reminders of tick safety. “There...