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In a follow-up to a report last month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice to medical tourists to the Dominican Republic. Serious infections with bacteria—called...

Health director for the Apache County (AZ) Health Department said in a news release Wednesday that fleas from prairie dogs burrows have been confirmed positive for the bacterium, Yersinia pestis, the...

Sri Lanka’s dengue epidemic has gone over the 100,000 cases mark with the health ministry putting the tally at 101,698 as of today. This is more than 4-times higher than the average number of...

The Hellenic Center for Disease Control & Prevention (KEELPNO) reported a human West Nile virus (WNV) case in an individual who lives in an agricultural area in Argolida, Peloponnese. This is the...

In a follow-up on the cholera situation in Kenya (HERE and HERE), the World Health Organization (WHO) reports a total of 1216 suspected cases including 14 deaths (case fatality rate: 1.2%) have been reported...

Officials with SA Health in Australia are reporting five cases of cryptosporidiosis linked to the consumption of Moo View Dairy’s unpasteurized cow’s milk prompting a recall and a health warning. Kevin...

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced testing at the State Hygienic Laboratory (SHL) has confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus disease in Iowa in 2017. A middle age (41-60...

Vietnam has seen in excess of 50,000 dengue fever cases in 2017 to date, including 15 deaths and the capital city of Hanoi has been struck hard in recent weeks by the mosquito borne viral disease, according...

As the number of dengue fever cases in Sri Lanka barrels toward 100,000 cases in 2017 to date, the country will be getting help in the battle against the potentially deadly mosquito borne viral disease...

For the first time since the March-April outbreak, officials with New South Wales Health (NSW Health) have issued a measles alert  in the Sydney CBD and Leichhardt  after confirming an imported case...