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See update to this story here. A man from China’s Gansu Province has died from the plague according to local health authorities. CRI English reports the man’s remains have been properly disposed...

El Departamento de Salud in Puerto Rico has declared an epidemic of the chikungunya virus because it is new to the island, the population has no antibodies against it, and cases are concentrated in one...

Seven months after the first autochthonous chikungunya cases were reported in the Western hemisphere in early December, the Florida Department of Health (DOH) has reported two locally acquired cases of...

A nine-month-old girl has become the sixth Naegleria fowleri, or “brain-eating amoeba” fatality reported in the Karachi area in the past two months, according to a Dawn.com report today. It...

An outbreak of the most severe form of leishmaniasis has taken the lives of two people and affected 150 others in Wajir North Sub County, Kenya, according to a report in The Star today. The disease,...

Thanks to heightened surveillance, Jamaican health officials report detecting a suspected chikungunya case in a traveler, according to the Jamaica Information Services today. Chief Medical Officer, Dr....

The Bolivia Departmental Health Service has reported their first imported chikungunya cases in the eastern city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, according to a Prensa Latina report (computer translated). The...

The past week was a busy one in Florida as far as mosquito borne infections. Imported human cases of chikungunya, dengue fever and malaria were reported plus the state reported a locally acquired dengue...

A chikungunya outbreak has been reported from two barangays (villages) in Sta. Lucia town in Ilocos Sur province in the northern Philippines, according to a report in the Philippine news source, Tempo...

With a high number of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases and deaths being reported out of Sierra Leone and Liberia, the West Africa outbreak nears 1,000 total cases and eclipsed 600 deaths, according to the...