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Here is a look at some important infectious disease news reported across the globe: Did Charles Darwin Have Lyme Disease? During his lifetime, Charles Darwin complained of so many different ailments that...

Officials with the Government of Chubut in the Patagonia region of southern Argentina is reporting an unprecedented hantavirus outbreak. According to the latest numbers (computer translated), 24 cases...

Ugandan health officials have confirmed that a health worker has died of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) at the end of December, according to a Daily Monitor report. This is part of an outbreak...

Here is a look at some important infectious disease news reported across the globe: How Common Pain Relievers May Promote Clostridium difficile Infections Clostridium difficile causes the most common...

In 2000, measles was declared eliminated from the United States, meaning an absence of endemic measles transmission for 12 months or longer. Since September 2018, New York state health officials have...

In a follow-up on the dengue situation in Oman, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has reported 40 locally transmitted dengue fever cases from Dec. 12-Jan. 6, according to a Times of Oman report. “The majority...

Last May, Reps. Chris Smith (R-NJ) and Collin Peterson (D-MN) introduced HR 5878, the National Tick-Borne Diseases Control and Accountability Act. Today, it was announced that Rep, Smith would reintroduce...

The Togo government confirmed last week a Lassa fever case reported in Doufelgou district in the north of the country, according to a Agence de Press Africaine report (computer translated). This was...

In a follow-up on the measles situation in Poland, health officials reported a five-fold increase in measles cases in 2018, according to local media (computer translated).  According to Jan Bodnar,...

Health officials in Clark County, WA report investigating a confirmed case of measles in a child. The child, whose immunization status is unverified, traveled to Clark County from outside of the country...