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The Venezuelan Ministry of Health has confirmed that during the first 19 weeks of 2014, the country has recorded  28,153 cases of malaria, according to a El Universal report Tuesday. According to the...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced today the investigation of a multistate Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak that has sickened 37 people in 18 states since the beginning of the...

Health officials in Miranda State are reporting the first case of leptospirosis in a patient from the municipality of Cristóbal Rojas, according to an El Universal report Monday (computer translated). The...

The cholera epidemic that began in October 2010 on the Caribbean island of Haiti, several months after the massive earthquake, has accounted for greater than 700,000 cases and 8,500 deaths. The mosquito...

The deputy director of the Ho Chi Minh City(HCMC) Health Department’s Preventive Health Center, Dr. Nguyen Huu Hung is warning for a possible hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) epidemic in Vietnam this...

In 2013, the city-state of Singapore experienced record numbers of dengue fever cases, trumping all records from previous years. The worst epidemic prior to 2013 was in 2005 when  approximately 14,000...

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) yesterday (May 17) received notification of one additional human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) from the Health and Family...

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) said that cases of pertussis, or whooping cough in the state are on the rise; in fact, compared to 2013, the number of cases are triple this year. CDPH...

In an update on the outbreaks of two vaccine preventable diseases in Ohio, health officials released numbers to show that both the measles and mumps outbreaks continue to grow. According to a Friday Columbus...

Specialists at the University Teaching Hospital (HEU) in Tegucigalpa, Honduras say they have confirmed three chikungunya cases in recent hours, according to a El Herado report Friday (computer translated). The...