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The Ministry of Health of Ukraine reported today (computer translated) on an additional botulism case in the Kherson region from late June. The patient was treated with Botulism Antitoxin and is currently...

The Malaysia Ministry of Health (MOH) recently reported a Japanese encephalitis (JE) case in Sarawak state; however, they say that there is not an epidemic of the mosquitoborne viral disease. Between...

The Taiwan Department of Disease Control announced (computer translated) the first case of local dengue fever in the country this year. The patient is a 30-year-old man of Kaohsiung City. He presented...

Since March 2018, the West Virginia Bureau for Public Health has reported an increase in the number of confirmed cases of acute hepatitis A virus. As of late last week, the total outbreak cases stand at...

In the second in a series of expert question and answer panels from the International Society of Neglected Tropical Diseases d³ (ISNTD d³) conference in London June 25-26th 2018, The Lancet Global...

On today’s podcast, I’ll be playing an expert question and answer panel from the International Society of Neglected Tropical Diseases d³ (ISNTD d³) conference in London June 25-26th 2018. The...

Kentucky/Louisville Since August 1, 2017, the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) has identified 884 cases of acute hepatitis A. Of the 884 cases, 525 patients were hospitalized and six died. The...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported Thursday that the E. coli O157:H7 outbreak linked to romaine lettuce is over. According to the Food and Drug Adminitsration (FDA), the...

After a record year in 2017 reporting more than 186,000 dengue fever cases, 2018 show a very different picture through the first six months of the year. From Jan-Jun this year, Sri Lanka health authorities...

So far in 2018, three cases of extensively drug-resistant XDR typhoid fever were reported in travelers to Pakistan — one who returned to the United Kingdom, and two who returned to the United States. This...