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Diphtheria is a dangerous respiratory disease is caused by a potent toxin produced by certain strains of the bacterium Corynebacterium diphtheriae. Diphtheria is extremely contagious through coughing...

In June, The Southern Nevada Health District opened an investigation into two cases of Legionnaires’ disease reported in guests who stayed separately at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las...

Auckland, New Zealand has reported the most mumps cases since 1994 with the latest data showing 802 confirmed and probable cases reported this year. Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) reports...

In a follow-up on the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak linked to Anaheim, CA and Disneyland, the Orange County Health Care Agency is reporting an additional three cases bringing the total number...

On Tuesday, Onondaga County Health Commissioner Dr. Indu Gupta reported that a case of active pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) was reported in an individual affiliated with the Public Service Leadership Academy...

More measles cases have been reported in Dublin and Meath, according to Ireland health officials. The Health Service Executive (HSE) has confirmed that there are now 17 confirmed cases of measles. ...

The University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass) University Health Services (UHS) reported a second case of bacterial meningitis that was diagnosed this weekend in a student who lives in a residence hall....

Since the Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria began in Dec. 2016,  a total of 914 suspected cases and 121 deaths have been reported, according to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC). As of last...

According to UN and Madagascar health officials, from 7 to 10 November 2017, 86 confirmed, probable and suspect cases of plague (73 pneumonic and 9 bubonic) were reported. While the number of new cases...

Since the first case of yellow fever was reported in Ifelodun LGA in Kwara State, Nigeria in mid-September, the outbreak has expanded to a number of states, according to the Nigeria Center for Disease...