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The small, west central African nation, Equatorial Guinea has reported it’s fourth Wild Poliovirus 1 (WPV-1) case of 2014. According to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) today, the...

Algeria has announced the first death from the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus infection, the Health Ministry confirmed in a statement on Tuesday. The 59-year-old victim was among...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported today that as of June 9, 2014, a total of 21 persons infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Newport (13 persons), Salmonella Hartford...

The Public Health Laboratory Services Branch (PHLSB) of the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health confirmed today (June 10) a case of New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase-1 (NDM-1) Carbapenemase-producing...

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is currently investigating the death of a 51-year-old man due to necrotizing fasciitis (NF). According to the case, the patient,...

Health authorities from the Dominican Republic held weekend social mobilizations in five of the hardest hit provinces plus the National District in an effort to get the chikungunya and dengue fever situation...

The number of measles cases reported in Ohio continues to rise with the latest numbers from the Department of Health showing 249 cases to date. The county of Knox, where the outbreak began with unvaccinated...

A multistate Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak, which has sickened 41 people in 13 states since last November, has been linked to clinical and college and university teaching microbiology laboratories,...

The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela is reporting an imported case of chikungunya virus in a traveler returning from the Dominican Republic, according to an El Universal report yesterday (computer translated). The...

In a follow-up to a report of an imported chikungunya case in Mississippi, Mississippi Department of Health (MDH) spokesperson, Liz Charlotte said the patient is an Alabama resident. In an interview...