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The number of cases of the protozoan parasite, cryptosporidium, has increased more than 10-fold this summer in the Tampa Bay area compared to the same period last year, Hillsborough County health officials...

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has confirmed the first human death of West Nile virus (WNV) infection in Los Angeles County for the 2014 season. The fatality occurred in a male in his...

The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County is urging residents to take precautions against mosquito-borne illness following the investigation of three additional locally-acquired cases of dengue...

It was revealed on Thursday that a laptop was found in an Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) hideout, which contained a number of issues that got the attention of National Security people in the...

The number of chikungunya cases reported in the Western hemisphere increased by some 70,000 cases from last week, according to data released  by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) today. The...

The Florida Department of Health in St. Lucie County confirmed a second case of locally-acquired chikungunya fever in the area Friday. The first indigenous chikungunya case in the county was reported in...

USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), acting on a tip, seized an adult giant African snail (GAS) and 284 juvenile snails from a residence on Long Island, New York on June 26.  The...

The Central Ohio mumps outbreak that got it’s start at Ohio State University in February this year, appears to be trending down, according to Columbus Public Health spokesman Jose Rodriguez.   Rodriguez...

A university student from Guinea, who contracted the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in that country, who traveled to Senegal has become the country’s first Ebola case. According to an Associated Press...

The number of human anthrax cases in Bangladesh has jumped to 170 cases being reported in at least four districts, according to a Daily Sun report yesterday. The report states 113 people were infected...