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The dengue fever epidemic in Malaysia continues chugging along as 292 cases of the mosquito borne virus were reported on July 18, including 125 cases reported in Selangor alone, according to the Malaysian...

In a follow-up to a story yesterday, The South China Morning Post reports via state media today that the man in the northwestern province of Gansu died of pneumonic plague on Wednesday.  The 38-year-old...

Kansas health officials warn the public of possible measles exposures Thursday at a softball tournament and a Wichita restaurant. A softball tournament at  the South Lakes Sports Complex  in Wichita...

In a follow-up to a story Wednesday, Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Kevin Harvey is confirming that Jamaica now has its first imported case of chikungunya.  According to a Jamaica Information Service report...

The polio outbreak in the Horn of Africa that began in Somalia in April 2013 continues into the summer of 2014 as Somalia reports three additional cases of wild poliovirus 1 (WPV 1) during the past week...

Ocean County (NJ) officials are warning the public of a tick borne disease that has infected at least six individuals, and it’s not Lyme disease. The disease is the malaria-like parasitic infection,...

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...