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Sunnyvale, CA  molecular diagnostics company, Cepheid today announced that it has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Xpert® MRSA NxG, the next generation methicillin-resistant...

Health officials in Whatcom County, in northern Washington State, have received reports of outbreaks of suspected norovirus infections over the past couple of weeks involving a school, a nursing home,...

Hong Kong health officials report today that they are investigating a case of probable botulism. This has prompted them to remind the public that botulinum toxin injection should only be prescribed and...

The Macao SAR Government Health Bureau held a press conference today announcing that a 58-year-old Guangdong male tested positive for H7N9 avian influenza virus, of which is the first case confirmed in...

The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is reporting increased norovirus activity, specifically in the cities of Casper and Cheyenne, prompting them to issues prevention recommendations against the gastrointestinal...

The Chinese National Health and Family Planning Commission reported five additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) on the Mainland. The details of the cases are as follows: A man aged 59 from...

Alabama health officials are reporting an increase in congenital syphilis in 2016, prompting calls for pregnant women to get tested for the serious sexually transmitted infection. The Alabama Department...

Lyon, France biotech firm, Valneva SE, announced Friday  that its vaccine candidate VLA15 against Lyme disease is now progressing into clinical testing (Phase I) following the Investigational New Drug...

The number of cholera cases in Yemen has grown by more than 1200 cases in the past week, bringing the total suspected cases of cholera to 8975, including 89 deaths, according to The Ministry of Public...

In a follow-up to the initial report of local Zika transmission in south Texas early last week, The Texas Department of State Health Services and Cameron County Department of Health and Human Services...