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The first blood test for anthrax that could show results within minutes at a doctor’s office or emergency room will take the final steps in development with support from the U.S. Department of Health...

Patients with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) face a much higher risk of succumbing to a deadly fungal infection, known as mucormycosis, than healthy patients. A new study suggests a simple treatment of sodium...

Beginning Monday, May 9, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services state laboratory will begin conducting diagnostic testing for Zika, dengue and chikungunya, which are mosquito-borne viruses. This...

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is notifying 50 current and discharged patients who may have been exposed to an antibiotic-resistant bacteria while in hospital in Edmonton. The bacteria – called carbapenemase-producing...

Walgreens is offering vaccinations that provide protection against measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) at all of its pharmacies throughout Tennessee, Arkansas, Kentucky and Mississippi as health officials...

Stahlbush Island Farms, Inc. (SIFI) of Corvallis, Ore., is voluntarily recalling 10 oz. Stahlbush® IQF Green Bean retail packages because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes,...

A new paper-based test developed at MIT and other institutions can diagnose Zika virus infection within a few hours. The test, which distinguishes Zika from the very similar dengue virus, can be stored...

In a study prompted in part by suggestions from people with mental illness, Johns Hopkins researchers found that a history of Candida yeast infections was more common in a group of men with schizophrenia...

Ebola virus samples taken from patients in Liberia in June 2015 are strikingly similar in their genetic makeup to other Ebola virus sequences from Western Africa, according to research published online...

On 20 April 2016, the National IHR Focal Point of the United States of America notified PAHO/WHO of an ongoing investigation of four multistate outbreaks of human Salmonella infections linked to exposure...