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Three hundred thirty three passengers (310) and crew (23) on the recent voyage onboard Royal Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas were afflicted with symptoms of vomiting and diarrhea, resembling...

In a follow-up on the H1N1 influenza outbreak reported in Kumasi City, Ghana, 17 additional cases have been reported, bringing the outbreak total to 94. In addition, the death toll remains at four. Health...

In an update on polio news from the most recent week, we look at updates from Syria, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Australia. Syria According to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI), the total number...

In 2017, Venezuela has reported 609 probable cases of diphtheria through the end of November. In addition to the 324 cases which occurred since the summer to the end of 2016, the South American country...

The University College London’s (UCL) Director of Student Support and Wellbeing announced Friday that a person associated with UCL was recently admitted to hospital with suspected meningococcal...

In a follow-up on the Escherichia coli O157, or E. coli O157 multi-province outbreak, Canadian health officials have reported and additional nine cases, two additional provinces and a fatality. The...

In a follow-up on the listeriosis outbreak in South Africa, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) puts the number of laboratory-confirmed cases at 602 nationally as of Dec. 13, including...

Denver Public Health reports that new data from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment show that the number of gonorrhea cases in the Denver metro area has increased significantly among...

While the cholera outbreak appears to be slowing in war-torn Yemen, with the number of cases closing in on 1 million since April, diphtheria has raised it’s ugly head in the country for the first...

Health officials in Slovakia have confirmed a second measles case this month in the capital city of Bratislava, according to a local media report. It is not clear where this patient got infected. According...