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Nigeria is a hotbed for malaria, accounting for up to 25 percent of the global malaria cases and deaths, according to the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). In fact, the News Agency of Nigeria...

In a follow-up on the hepatitis E outbreak in the Diffa region in eastern Niger, as of May 3, a total of 282 suspected cases including 27 deaths have been reported. All reported deaths except for one...

A leishmaniasis outbreak in Pakistan’s northwestern region of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa prompted a World Health Organization (WHO) workshop last month in Peshawar to instruct on the diagnosis, treatment...

In a follow-up to the dramatic increase of hepatitis A cases in San Diego County, county health officials reported the number of cases has risen to 80, as of May 1, including a third fatality. Sixty-six...

The Yolo County Health & Human Services Agency is investigating a gastrointestinal illness (GI) outbreak throughout the county. The most common cause of widespread GI illness is Norovirus, more commonly...

A whooping cough, or pertussis outbreak has been reported in the northwest portion of the Prince Albert Parkland Health Region, according to health officials. Since March, some 200 confirmed and suspected...

In a follow-up on the hepatitis A outbreak in Lanarkshire, Scotland, linked to JB Christie Bakeries, the number of confirmed cases has increased from nine to 42, according to NHS Lanarkshire today. Most...

Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) is reporting 88 mumps cases in Dallas County for 2017. DCHHS has identified 68 related mumps cases between students, staff members and household contacts...

The North Carolina Division of Public Health is encouraging North Carolinians today to make sure they are up-to-date on their vaccines after seven mumps cases were identified in North Carolina residents...

At St. Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana, Student Health notified the campus community that a student was diagnosed with meningococcal meningitis early Wednesday morning. All that was disclosed...