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The Michigan Department of Health and Human services has confirmed Michigan’s first measles case of 2017 in southeast Michigan. The individual was hospitalized, and is currently recovering. The case...

Since we last reported on the ongoing outbreak of norovirus and gastrointestinal illnesses linked to raw and undercooked oysters from British Columbia in mid-February, the number of outbreak cases have...

A Purdue University study shows that the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes can live inside the tissue of romaine lettuce, suggesting that conventional post-harvest sanitization practices might not be sufficient...

The McLean County Health Department has confirmed a mumps outbreak at Illinois State University as of Tuesday, March 28, 2017. A mumps outbreak, as defined by the Illinois Department of Public Health,...

In a follow-up on the mumps situation at Chapman University in Orange, CA, the Orange County Health Care Agency says four confirmed and three probable cases of mumps have been reported in students at...

In a follow-up on the Escherichia coli O121, or E.coli O121 outbreak that has affected several Canadian provinces, The Public Health Agency of Canada announced yesterday the outbreak has been linked...

Due to the sustained increase in the number of mumps cases being identified across the Edmonton Zone, Alberta Health Services (AHS) is expanding the scope of the outbreak to include the entire Edmonton...

Lassa fever outbreaks have been confirmed across five West African countries, including Nigeria, Benin, Sierra Leone, Togo, and Burkina Faso. Nigeria In Nigeria, the index case emerged on 16 December...

In a follow-up on the situation with malaria in parts of South Africa, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice certain areas of the country today. As of March 12, 2017,...

Malawi health officials reported a new cholera outbreak in Nsanje district, located in the southern region of Malawi. The outbreak began on Mar. 11 and laboratory testing revealed that the agent was ...