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In a follow up to a report yesterday, The City of Milwaukee Health Department (MHD) has received reports of four confirmed cases of mumps infection in city residents, including area college students,...

The Allegheny County Health Department is investigating exposures to an Allegheny County resident diagnosed with measles and urging self-reporting by individuals who may have been exposed to the case. Contacts...

Just 14 short years ago, the sexually transmitted infection, syphilis, was on the verge of elimination in the United States; however, that trend has turned around dramatically as “The Great Imitator”...

Lebanon’s Health Ministry has announced the first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in the country, according to an El Nashra report Thursday (computer translated). Health...

Almost 200 people, mostly children, were sickened due to an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis, which at least 18 required hospitalization for their illnesses, according to a La Razon report (computer...

The Saudi Arabian Health Ministry announced Tuesday the removal of the head of  the King Fahd Hospital in Jeddah as part of its move to deal with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV)...

In response to the recent report from the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), which showed a case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) confirmed in Mato Grosso, Brazil, the largest producer-only...

At least a half dozen of the 16-odd child cast of the Broadway musical, “Matilda the Musical”, have been stricken with a  lice infestation, Page Six reports. Head lice, or Pediculus humanus...

After health officials have reported some 20 measles cases weekly in the city at the northernmost tip of the Philippine island of Mindanao, an outbreak has been declared, according to a MindaNews report...

The Haitian Health Minister announced today that they have diagnosed the mosquito borne viral disease, chikungunya, in more than one dozen people from  several towns of the south and west of Haiti this...