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With the 2016-2017 flu season in full swing and influenza activity increasing across the state, it is critical that all Floridians get the flu vaccine to protect against infection and help prevent the...

Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and colleague Catharine I. Paules, M.D. published...

After reporting 80 dengue fever cases since the beginning of the year, health authorities in New Caledonia have declared an epidemic on the South Pacific islands. Since the start of Dec. 2016, the territory...

In a follow-up on the report Tuesday on the 10-year-old Hong Kong boy with suspected avian influenza A(H7), The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health report the case...

The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed the presence of New World screwworm (Cochliomyia hominivorax) in a stray dog near Homestead,...

On Tuesday, San Luis Obispo Public Health officials confirmed that an adult resident of the county has the measles virus. The Department investigates all cases of measles in the county and identifies...

In early December 2016, the Ministry of Health (MoH) in Madagascar alerted WHO of a suspected plague outbreak in Befotaka district, Atsimo Atsinanana region in the south-eastern part of the country. The...

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) reported in a Epidemiological Bulletin yesterday the yellow fever situation in the Americas for 2016 (computer translated). In 2016, Brazil, Colombia, and Peru...

The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is investigating a suspected imported human case of avian influenza A(H7) in Hong Kong, and again urged the public to maintain strict...

On January 6, one premise in Marion County, Florida was placed under quarantine for strangles after PCR results returned positive. Clinical signs began January 2 and no equids have left the facility since...