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Vaccines The World Health Organization (WHO) Friday sent more than 35 immunization experts to Mbandaka, an urban centre with a population of more than 1 million people, where at least one Ebola case...

Outbreaks of human and animal anthrax have been reported in the  Arua, Kween and Kiruhura districts of Uganda, according to Dr Juliet Sentumbwe, Director Animal Ressources, Department of Livestock,...

In a follow-up on the measles outbreak on the island of Okinawa, officials with the Okinawa prefectural government put the case count at 99 as of May 16. The outbreak began on Mar. 20, which has been...

The National Veterinary Services Laboratory in Ames, Iowa, this week confirmed the finding of the Haemaphysalis longicornis tick (otherwise known as the East Asian or Longhorned tick) in Virginia. The...

Officials with the Newton County Health Department continue their investigation into a Salmonella outbreak that has sickened approximately 70 individuals. The initial outbreak was reported on May 4th due...

Canadian health officials reported this week that the norovirus outbreak linked to raw oysters from British Columbia appears to be over. A total of 176 cases of gastrointestinal illness linked to oyster...

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) reported Friday that Romania and France lead EU/EEA countries this year in measles. The highest number of cases to date in 2018 were in Romania...

In a follow-up on the mumps situation at Texas State University in San Marcos, the Hays County Health Department reports four students at the school have tested positive for mumps as of Wednesday. Three...

In a follow-up on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), health officials now report a cumulative total of 45 EVD cases including 25 deaths (case fatality...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recommending travelers avoid all nonessential travel to Venezuela. The country is experiencing outbreaks of infectious diseases, and adequate...