The Tulsa Health Department (THD) is currently investigating an outbreak of mumps in Tulsa County.  There have been 8 cases identified, 5 of which have been laboratory confirmed. One of the confirmed...

A seventh New South Wales (NSW) resident has contracted measles since the beginning of the year, prompting health officials to urging people to vaccinate against measles and watch for symptoms. Dr Vicky...

A Brief Report appearing in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine looks at testing rates for Hepatitis C virus (HCV) two years after the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommended...

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A suspected norovirus outbreak that has sickened some 150 students has prompted the temporary closure of South Dartmoor Community College in Ashburton, Devon. In a letter to parents, head of school, Paul...

The number of gastrointestinal illnesses linked to oysters has grown in British Columbia by 22 cases in the past two weeks, according to Canadian health officials. As of March 6, a total of 289 clinical...

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In a follow-up on the multistate Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157:H7 (STEC O157:H7) linked to I.M. Healthy brand SoyNut Butter, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports four...

In a follow-up on the ongoing measles outbreak in Romania, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) reports from September 2016 to 17 February 2017 the Romanian National Institute...

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The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health announced today that they are investigating an imported human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Hong Kong. The male patient,...

Biosecurity Queensland is working with the managers of a St George cattle property following the death of approximately 80 animals. Testing has indicated the presence of the bacteria that cause anthrax...

Officials with the Toronto District School Board (DSB) sent a letter to parents today concerning the mumps outbreak in the city and vaccination requirements for students after reports of a mumps case...