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Hong Kong health officials are investigating a local case of Japanese encephalitis (JE) and urge the public to avoid going to rural areas from dusk till dawn when the vector, which breeds in large water...

Health officials issue advisory In a follow-up on the monkeypox outbreak in the southern Nigerian state of Bayelsa, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) issued a health advisory for the viral...

In July, Texas and Hidalgo County health officials confirmed the first indigenous case of Zika virus infection. On Thursday, the Cameron County Department of Health and Human Services announced the...

It’s “plague season” in Madagascar; however, this year is unique as the current outbreak is affecting major urban centres in the country concerning health officials. For the six years...

The largest city in the Americas, São Paulo, Brazil is reporting a dramatic increase in hepatitis A cases this year according to data released by the Municipal Health Secretariat earlier this week. According...

Health officials in Washtenaw County, MI are alerting the public to a possible hepatitis A exposure as they confirmed a case of the viral disease in a local restaurant worker. The diagnosed individual...

As the hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego continues to grow, 481 cases and 17 deaths at last count in the local outbreak, city officials say that they warned employees about the outbreak two times before...

Officials with the MidCentral District Health Board report additional cases of mumps in Palmerston North, bringing the total to four confirmed cases in the past five weeks. Many areas around New Zealand...

After not reporting any human West Nile virus (WNV) cases in three years, health officials in Onondaga County in Central New York have reported the second case of 2017. The WNV case was diagnosed in an...

Plague is endemic to Madagascar, where around 400 cases of – mostly bubonic – plague are reported annually. In fact, during the last decade, the island country reported more than 7,000 human plague...