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Guangdong province in southern China have experienced a dengue fever outbreak this summer, with the capital of Guangzhou accounting for the bulk of cases, according to a Xinhua report Tuesday. The provincial...

Two additional squirrels have tested positive for the agent of plague, Yersinia pestis, in the Palomar Mountain area, prompting environmental officials to protect themselves and their pets when they hike...

The number of human West Nile virus (WNV) cases increased by 65 during the past week, bringing the state’s total to 375, far higher than any other state in the country. The 375 WNV cases so far...

A Weld County resident living southeast of Erie was diagnosed with tularemia last week. The resident was hospitalized with a high fever, loss of appetite, and acute diarrhea and is now recovering at home....

Just one day after the announcement that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Health Canada authorized Tekmira Pharmaceuticals to provide TKM-Ebola for treatment under expanded access protocols...

With newly reported indigenous chikungunya cases in Brazil and Colombia, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) added the two South American countries to an updated travel notice today. According...

The state of Florida reported additional autochthonous dengue fever and chikungunya cases during the week ending Sept. 20, according to the Florida Department of Health. One new locally acquired dengue...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) built a modeling tool for called EbolaResponse, which is a spreadsheet that (1) allows user to estimate the number of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases...

Alberta Health Services (AHS) released updated numbers on the Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) outbreak in the province and the number of confirmed cases has risen to 49, going back to July 1. Calgary accounts...

A nurse who was bitten by a Ebola-infected child in while serving in Sierra Leone is being flown to Switzerland, according to an Associated Press report today. The unidentified male nurse was wearing...