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The New Mexico Department of Health is reporting ten cases of plague and 19 cases of tularemia in dogs and cats in multiple counties in 2016. In addition, recent rabbit die offs due to tularemia have been...

About 80 percent of patients with moderate to severe psoriasis saw their disease completely or almost completely cleared with a new drug called ixekizumab, according to three large, long-term clinical...

Angola: 2954 suspected cases From the beginning of the outbreak on 15 December 2015 to 8 June 2016, Angola has reported 2954 suspected cases of yellow fever including 328 deaths. Among those cases, 819...

NoGii is voluntarily recalling its Nuts About Berries Paleo Bars because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections...

In a significant progress against neglected tropical diseases in WHO South-East Asia Region, Maldives and Sri Lanka have eliminated lymphatic filariasis, a disease that was crippling people for decades,...

On Friday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Vaxchora, a vaccine for the prevention of cholera caused by serogroup O1 in adults 18 through 64 years of age traveling to cholera-affected areas....

County public health and environmental health officials are investigating an outbreak of campylobacteriosis associated with eating at Alejandro’s Taqueria (Alejandro’s) on Texas Street in Fairfield. “There...

Cigarette smoking among high school students dropped to the lowest levels since the National Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) began in 1991, but the use of electronic vapor products, including e-cigarettes,...

The World Health Organization (WHO) today declared the end of the most recent outbreak of Ebola virus disease in Liberia. This announcement comes 42 days (two 21-day incubation cycles of the virus) after...

El Dorado County health officials have been notified by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) that a flea from a Yellow pine chipmunk in the Tahoe area has tested positive for plague. The flea...