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The number of chikungunya cases in Jamaica has grown by three, the Ministry of Health said Thursday. According to a Jamaica Observer report, there is now a total of 24 cases of the mosquito borne virus...

The 35-year-old Hindi film actor has been released from the hospital after contracting and recovering from the mosquito borne viral disease, dengue fever, according to Digital Spy. Nikhil Dwivedi reportedly...

A 13-year-old boy from Gulshan-e-Iqbal, was admitted to the Darul Sehat Hospital on August 21 and died on August 26 of suspected Naegleria fowleri, the brain-eating amoeba, according to Pakistani news...

A new cholera outbreak in Sokoto state, Nigeria has hospitalized dozens and killed 16, according to a Premium Times report Friday.  The deaths and admissions due to the cholera outbreak occurred within...

The dengue fever outbreak in Japan appears to have spread beyond the two Tokyo parks, Yoyogi Park and Shinjuku Chuo Park, as a newly diagnosed patient reports not visiting either popular Tokyo park, according...

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) and the State Veterinarian’s Office are alerting the public that a kitten purchased from Amy’s Pet Parade pet store in Minot has tested positive for rabies....

In a follow-up to a story on Sep. 3, a Filipina nurse who was reported to be Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) positive, has ultimately tested negative against the novel virus. On...

A Nassau County man from the Town of Hempstead is Long Island’s first human West Nile virus (WNV) case, according to county health officials Friday. The man of at least 60 years of age was hospitalized...

Just a day after reporting West Nile virus (WNV) mosquito pools in the Central New York county, the New York State Health Department laboratory notified Onondaga County Interim Health Commissioner, Michelle...

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene  is currently investigating a cluster of invasive meningococcal disease – commonly known as meningitis – among HIV-positive men who have...