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Last week, Drs. Anthony S. Fauci and Catharine I. Paules of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) expressed concern about the Brazil yellow fever outbreak and the potential...

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Vietnam saw a 50 percent decrease in dengue fever in January 2017 compared to Jan. 2016, according to data released by the World Health Organization this week. In January 2017, there were 6,565 dengue...

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An outbreak of monkeypox has affected 19 and killed seven people during the first two months of 2017  in Likouala province in northern Republic of the Congo, according to the Congo Ministry of Health...

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In an update on the mumps outbreak in Kansas, officials with the Kansas Department of Health Environment (KDHE) puts the total case count to 70 in 16 counties, up from 56 cases/12 counties on Mar. 4. The...

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In an update on the measles outbreak in Romania since September 2016, the Romanian National Institute of Public Health reported 3,196 confirmed measles cases, including 16 fatalities, as of Mar. 3. In...

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The Public Health Agency of Canada announced today four additional Escherichia coli O121, or E.coli O121 cases in British Columbia. This brings the number of cases in the nationwide outbreak to 24. The...

Scientists from the University of Liverpool have shown that phage therapy could offer a safe and effective alternative to antibiotics in the treatment of Cystic Fibrosis lung infections. Chronic lung...

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The anti-vaccine movement is a disturbingly growing phenomenon in the United States and across the globe, despite the enormous evidence of disease averted and lives saved though the decades. According...

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In a follow-up on the “black urine disease” outbreak, which affected some 50 people in Bahia state, Brazil from December to January, has been determined not to be due to a bacteria or virus,...

Animal health officials with the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection are urging all poultry owners, regardless of size, to increase biosecurity efforts now that two strains...