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Overuse of pre- and post-surgery antibiotics in low-income countries may contribute to higher levels of resistant surgical site infections following gastrointestinal surgery Globally, approximately 12%...

Peel Public Health is investigating a confirmed case of measles in an infant from Brampton who had recently travelled internationally. Anyone who was on Air Canada flight 879 which departed Zurich at...

WA Country Health Service (WACHS) Kimberley public health staff are advising Kimberley communities that there is currently an outbreak of Acute Post Streptococcal Glomerulonephritis (APSGN) in the Kimberley...

According to a new study, screening all adults for hepatitis C (HCV) is a cost-effective way to improve clinical outcomes of HCV and identify more infected people compared to current recommendations. Using...

Hong Kong health officials have reported investigating two linked cases of psittacosis, or parrot fever, a bird-borne disease. The first case involves a 51-year-old woman with good past health, who developed...

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) is reminding Hoosiers that influenza activity continues to be high and widespread across Indiana and is urging people to take precautions against the illness,...

New diagnostic methods and treatments – including fecal transplantation – will help improve the care of patients with Clostridium difficile (C. diff.), a deadly bacterial infection that can occur...

CABI scientists have joined an international team of experts who suggest that the large-scale management of a range of some invasive plants could hold the key to reducing the spread of deadly malaria. Dr...

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reporting two laboratory-confirmed cases of Legionnaires’ disease among Illinois Veterans’ Home residents.  Both residents are at the Illinois Veterans...

In a follow-up to the consumer advisory for chicken salad sold at Fareway stores in Iowa, which is being linked to multiple Salmonella cases, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection...