Robert Herriman

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The Rhode Island Department of Health has confirmed that a Rhode Island child died last week as a result of Staphylococcus aureus sepsis associated with enteroviral infection (EV-D68). Infection by both...

The total number of probable, confirmed and suspected cases in the current West Africa Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak as of 28 September 2014 is 7,178, with 3,338 deaths according to the health ministries...

City of Dallas officials gave an update on the Ebola situation via a video update from Dallas City Hall today. Managing Editor at City of Arlington, Sana Syed said, “At this time we are receiving...

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed that a patient admitted to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas has tested positive for Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). The hospital...

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) today sent a letter to National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins asking for more information about NIH’s efforts to address the outbreak of enterovirus...

The Maine Centers for Disease Control reported late yesterday they were notified by the Federal CDC of a single confirmed case of Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68).  The single case is in a school aged child...

The California West Nile virus (WNV) outbreak has increased by another 53 cases during the past week, bringing the Golden State’s total to 428. This total year-to-date compares the 205 cases seen...

The Institute of Tropical Medicine Pedro Kouri (IPK) of Cuba warned of the presence in a Havana neighborhood of invasive and exotic species of mollusk known as the African giant snail, which is the main...

There were more imported, or travel associated cases of chikungunya and dengue fever in the State of Florida reported during the past week, according to the Florida Department of Health. Six cases of...

In a follow-up to the story about a suspected Ebola patient in strict isolation at the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed...