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In an update on the yellow fever outbreak in Brazil, the number of confirmed cases now stand at 396 since December 2016. Of this total, 134 death were reported putting the case fatality rate (CFR) at 34...

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Health officials in Lagangilang, Abra province in the northern Philippines are reporting at least 15 suspected human anthrax cases, according to a GMA Network report (computer translated). According...

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Clostridium difficile is the No. 1 hospital-acquired infection in the United States and leads to 29,000 deaths each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The illness most...

Officials in Brisbane, Australia are reporting a tetanus case in a 7-year-old girl who was unvaccinated, according to a Sky News report. The child was initially treated at Lismore Base Hospital and transferred...

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Nigerian health officials report five deaths due to bacterial meningitis in Sokoto state, according to a Premium Times report. The five victims in Gada and Wauru towns of Gada Local Government area. In...

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China The China National Health and Family Planning Commission reported 21 additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9), including four deaths, from March 10 to 16. The 19 male and two female patients,...

At least nine Pacific Island Nations today are experiencing dengue fever outbreaks, according to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). The Solomon Islands has experience...

In an update on the E. coli outbreak at the Montessori of Alameda school in Portland, The Multnomah County Health Department said Wednesday that seven people have now been sickened by Escherichia coli...

The mumps outbreak in Washington grew by another 38 cases during the past week putting the total at 624, according to health officials Wednesday. The outbreak has affected a dozen counties to date. Seventy-nine...

The County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) reported Wednesday that a confirmed measles case in a San Diego resident who traveled out of the country and may have exposed members of...