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Health officials in Escambia County, Florida issued a rabies alert for the whole county. The Florida Department of Health in Escambia County (FDOH-Escambia)  received a positive test result for rabies...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The World Health Organization (WHO) reported this week that last year saw more than 140,000 measles-related fatalities across the globe. According to officials, the...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Texas state health officials are reporting more than two dozen shigellosis cases in Fort Stockton and Pecos County, prompting calls for the public to take precautions. To...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The number of dengue fever cases are rising at a fast pace and in November, nearly 20,000 cases were reported. Since the beginning of the year, health authorities...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Municipal health officials in Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo state, Brazil are reporting a huge increase in dengue fever cases in 2019, according to a G1 Globo report...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In an update on the measles outbreak in Tonga, health officials report as of Monday, 440 cases of confirmed or suspected measles have been identified in Tonga, an...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In an update on the Samoa measles outbreak, the Ministry of Health confirmed an additional 165 cases and two deaths in the past 24 hours. This brings the outbreak...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Public Health — Seattle & King County is reporting some 43 cases of a norovirus-like illness linked to a Seattle restaurant. Officials say the outbreak is associated...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In an update on the measles outbreak in Fiji, the health ministry has reported an additional confirmed case, bringing the total to 15. The latest confirmed case is...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Bolivian health officials confirmed this week the first case of human rabies in Cochabamba. The case is a 7-year-old girl in the southern part of the city, according...