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Health officials in the Czech Republic are reporting an increase in measles cases so far in 2018. For the first two months of the year, 29 cases have been reported, according to a local media report...

Japanese health officials are reporting a measles outbreak on the island of Okinawa. According to an NHK-World report, more than 50 cases have been confirmed so far prompting fears of spread to other...

In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in East Kansas, The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has reported an additional confirmed measles case in Johnson County. This brings the outbreak...

In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in Ukraine, the Center for Public Health of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine (computer translated) has reported 9091 measles cases – 3270 adults and 5821...

In a follow-up on the norovirus outbreak linked to the consumption of British Columbia raw oysters, The Public Health Agency of Canada reported today that a total of 126 cases of gastrointestinal illness...

Health officials in South Korea have issued a Tick Bite Alert Notice last week following the confirmation of the first Severe Fever with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome (SFTS) case of 2018. The case was confirmed...

In a follow-up on the yellow fever vaccination campaign in Brazil, according to the Ministry of Health epidemiological bulletin published last week, the three states of Rio de Janeiro, Bahia and São...

A cooperation agreement to facilitate and strengthen access to diagnosis and treatment for patients with Chagas and other diseases of public health interest was signed by the Ministry of Health and Social...

In Sindh province, Pakistan, 250 dengue fever cases have been reported since the beginning of the year. 235 of the cases, including one death has been reported in the provincial capital of Karachi. In...

A significant increase in syphilis cases in New Zealand has prompted health officials to urge the public to practice safe sex, including the use of condoms. The incidence of syphilis has been on the...