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Los Angeles Los Angeles County health officials are assessing a non-resident measles case that traveled through Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) while infectious and is also looking to identify...

By NewsDEsk  @bactiman63 New York City health officials are advising providers to test for Legionella in adults with pneumonia, particularly patients who are > 50 years or have lung disease, immune-suppression,...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Iceland’s Chief Epidemiologist announced this week they are preparing to launch general vaccination for chickenpox in the country in 2020. While the chickenpox vaccine...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Sussex County, NJ are investigating two cases of  tick-borne viral infection with Powassan virus, the New Jersey Herald reports. One of those persons who tested positive for...

The New Indian Express reports that the Delhi government is reporting an “acute shortage” of rabies vaccines in  government run hospitals. The shortage is due to a drop in vaccine supplies,...

In a follow-up on the Nipah virus situation in Kerala, India, Union Minister of Health and Family, Dr Harsh Vardhan  stated today, “There have been no new cases of Nipah virus disease”. A...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Zamboanga City Health Office (CHO) has expressed alarm over the increasing number of dengue fever cases during the first part of 2019. According to health officials, 1,597...

Arizona state health officials report 353 hepatitis A outbreak cases since November 2018. May 2019 was the hardest hit month to date with 86 cases. Eight out of 10 cases required hospital treatment and...

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning Friday concerning hepatitis A virus (HAV) contamination of frozen blackberries under the Kroger grocery store “Private Selection” brand. The...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Health officials in Howard County, MD are reporting a botulism case. The preliminary investigation identified the possible source as an acupuncture and herbal practice in Ellicott...