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The Iowa Department of Public Health’s (IDPH) annual HIV Surveillance Report for 2015 finds there were 124 new HIV diagnoses last year, an increase of 27 percent from the 98 cases reported in 2014. “This...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice today for Saba, a Caribbean island in the Lesser Antilles chain after reports of local transmission of Zika virus. Travelers...

The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) is reporting that a two-year-old Andalusian mixed breed mare in Grandview is the first horse in Washington to contract West Nile virus this year. The...

Three new laboratory-confirmed human cases of avian influenza A(H5N1) virus infection were reported to the World Health Organization (WHO). A 2-year-old male resident of Cairo Governorate, Egypt, had...

In an article published today in The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA), experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and...

Public Health Wales is urging people to be ‘rash aware’ after notification of two cases of measles in people with links to the Workhouse Festival held in North Powys between 8 and 10 July. People...

Lyme disease, caused by a spiral-shaped bacterium known as Borrelia burgdorferi (Bb), is the cause of more than 90 percent of all arthropod-borne diseases affecting humans in the United States. Arthropods...

The City of Austin is asking people not to swim at Bull Creek District Park due to high levels of bacteria being detected. This bacteria may cause illness, so swimming and contact with the water are not...

Murine typhus fever is a disease that occurs when people come into contact with fleas infected with a bacteria called Rickettsia typhi. Since 2008, when murine typhus became endemic in Travis County, the...

As a precaution, Porirua City Council closed its Arena Aquatic Centre this afternoon after confirmation today of five cases of cryptosporidiosis were linked to the pool. “The people who became ill...