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The Chinese National Health and Family Planning Commission announced an additional 12 human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) from June 2 to 8. The eight male and four female patients, aged from 4 to...

Mars Chocolate UK and Mars Ireland are voluntarily recalling the following products detailed below due to the potential presence of Salmonella from the ingredients used in making chocolate. No other brands...

In a follow-up to a report last month concerning suspected polio in Syria, a circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) outbreak has been confirmed in Deir-Ez-Zor Governorate, according to The...

In a follow-up on a report earlier this year on Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in Pennsylvania, state agriculture officials are reporting third case of CWD in a captive deer farm in four months. The...

In a follow-up on previous reports on hepatitis A outbreaks in Europe and in the Americas, the World Health Organization (WHO) released some updated data and information on the situations in these two...

The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) announced this year’s first rubella case of 2017 today in a 34-year-old male who resides in northern Taiwan. According to the CDC: On March 11, the...

Just a few days ago, UNICEF Regional Director, Geert Cappelaere, upon return from a visit to Yemen said the number of suspected cases is expected to reach 130,000 within the next two weeks. Today, posted...

New Mexico health officials have confirmed the first human plague case of 2017  in a 63-year-old man from Santa Fe County. The patient is currently hospitalized and being treated. The New Mexico Department...

Patrons of more than two dozen restaurants and food establishments in Texas, Oklahoma and California are being advised to receive post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP), if not already vaccinated against hepatitis...

In an update on the hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego County, CA, health officials reported an addition 53 cases in May, bringing the total to 133. Of the total, 80 percent required hospitalization for...