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The number of dengue fever cases in the South American country has increased by 37 percent in 2014, as compared to the same period in 2013, according to an El Universal report Wednesday. During the first...

The Tennessee Department of Health is now investigating five cases of measles in Madison, Shelby, Gibson, Hamilton and Hardeman counties. People in additional counties may have been exposed to measles...

Netherlands health officials have reported the first case (imported) of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in a individual recently visited Saudi Arabia, according to a National Institute...

A full 92 percent of all suspected and confirmed measles cases reported in World Health Organization (WHO) Western Pacific Region (WPR) are from two countries in 2014 to date: The Philippines and China. In...

With 187 measles cases reported from Jan. 1 to May 9 this year, the United States is on the way to record the most cases of the viral, vaccine-preventable disease since measles elimination was documented...

Epidemiologists in American Samoa are investigating an outbreak of the protozoan parasite, Entamoeba histolytica, which according to report, has sickened more than two dozen. Half of the 26 people stricken...

After first being reported in the Tanzanian capital in January, government officials now say the dengue fever outbreak in Dar es Salaam has sickened 400 people and is being attributed to the deaths of...

In a follow up to a report Saturday where it was asked, “How bad is it in Haiti?” concerning chikungunya, we are starting to see how quickly the mosquito borne virus is spreading on the island...

After receiving reports of a new case of mumps on Monday, the Milwaukee Department of Health says the total number of cases in the city is now up to eight. The Health Department says half of the cases...

A vaccine invented at the University of Guelph to protect against Campylobacter jejuni – one of the leading bacterial causes of food-borne illness in the world – has just been approved for human...