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A new study from researchers at the Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) on the primary mosquito vector of Plasmodium knowlesi, or monkey malaria will publish in the next issue of PLOS One. The research...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says there is no multi-state outbreak in the country currently, responding to several media accounts that there was a national outbreak. “There...

Barbados health officials are reporting an increase in syphilis in pregnant women in recent years. The health ministry is now seeing an abnormally high rate of syphilis in pregnant women and, by extension,...

The Delaware General Health District reported this week that the outbreak of gastrointestinal infection linked to a local Chipotle Mexican Grill was due to the C. perfringens toxin. Although food...

Hawaii state health officials reported this week on a new confirmed case of rat lungworm disease in a toddler from East Hawai‘i. Laboratory results confirmed evidence of the rat lungworm disease parasite...

In a follow-up on the situation with locally acquired dengue fever cases in Hong Kong, The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) has reported an additional three local cases of dengue fever, bringing the...

In a follow-up on the rabies outbreak in Sarawak, Malaysia, The Ministry of Health Malaysia (MOH) is reporting an additional human rabies case 49-year-old farmer from Sri Aman Division. According...

Connecticut state health officials reported this week on the first human West Nile virus (WNV) cases of 2018. The patients, residents of Fairfield and Newington, who are between 60-79 years of age, became...

Dutchess County health officials are reminding the public about tick bite prevention in light of a confirmed Powassan virus case in the county. The individual contracted the virus in the late spring,...

A teenager who traveled with her parents from Asia to Vancouver, British Columbia and later on a Norwegian Cruise Lines, Norwegian Jewel voyage to Seward, Alaska was infected with measles prompting...