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By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Vermont health officials reported the first case of vaping-associated severe respiratory illness in a resident. Five other possible cases are currently being investigated. As...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In an update from the beginning of the month, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) now reports 81,839 cases through Sept. 16. Through the first half...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The measles outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is the largest in the world and continues to trend and spread geographically. Through September...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the chikungunya outbreak in Dire Dawa, Ethiopia, health officials continues to see an increasing trend in cases since the end of July. During the...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up to a report last week, we are sad to report that 10-year-old Lily Mae Avant of Central Texas passed away overnight at Cook Children’s in Fort Worth. The...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews New York City health officials have reported the first human West Nile virus (WNV) cases of the 2019 season. The four cases were reported from Queens (2), Staten...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The the second time in two days, Karachi officials report a fatality due to the brain-eating amoeba, Naegleria fowleri. The News reports the 14th case occurred in...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In this post, I’ll look at the latest numbers for several mosquito-borne diseases in Thailand to date in 2019. Dengue Through September 9, Thailand health officials...

In a follow-up on the yellow fever outbreak in Bauchi state, Nigeria, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) now report that since the first confirmed case was reported on the 29th of August, in...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Broward County, FL health officials recently confirmed a locally-acquired case of dengue in a Broward County resident. This is the first such case this year in Broward...