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In a follow-up on the red tide situation in Southwest Florida, Governor Rick Scott issued Executive Order 18-221 earlier this week declaring a state of emergency due to impacts of red tide in Collier,...

Paraguay has succeeded in interrupting the vector transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi in the home, the parasite that causes Chagas disease. This was verified last week by a group of international independent...

Hong Kong health officials are reporting four locally transmitted dengue fever cases, the first of the year. The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) investigation includes the following: The first case...

In a follow-up on the polio situation in Papua New Guinea, a new polio case was reported this week by the National Department of Health of Papua New Guinea (NDOH) and the World Health Organization...

A Kaiser Permanente study of more than 80,000 children born over a 4-year period showed that the prenatal Tdap vaccination (tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis) was not associated with increased...

According to a World Health Organization (WHO) news release dated June 29, 2018: WHO received confirmation of a human case of dracunculiasis (guinea-worm disease) in Angola – a country not known to...

In Germany, 41 cases of tularemia were reported in 2016. The infections are mainly due to direct contact with infected animals or with insect vectors like ticks and mosquitos. Because contaminated foods...

The New York State Department of Health announced this week that individuals who were guests at the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel between July 16, 2018 – August 1, 2018 and were in proximity to the...

A major new study has shown that rotavirus vaccination reduced infant diarrhoea deaths by 34% in rural Malawi, a region with high levels of child deaths. The study led by scientists at the University...

Product Quest Manufacturing  is voluntarily recalling Lot# 173089J of CVS Health 12 Hour Sinus Relief Nasal Mist, a clear, colorless liquid, to the consumer level. The product was found to have had microbiological...