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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) last week announced that the harvesting of oysters and hard clams from particular areas in the Town of Huntington is temporarily prohibited,...

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The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) Wednesday announced the second human case of West Nile virus (WNV) in the state this year. The woman is a resident of Middlesex County in her 40’s...

The number of human West Nile virus (WNV) cases in California increased by 57 during the past week, according to a California Department of Public Health (CDPH) update Tuesday. This brings the new total...

An Alaskan woman who traveled to Japan has been confirmed with the viral disease, mumps, according to the Alaska Section of Epidemiology in a bulletin recently. In mid-July, the patient, a 50-year-old...

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The North Dakota Department of Health announced the state’s first West Nile virus-related death in 2014, according to West Nile Virus Surveillance Coordinator Alicia Lepp. The individual was a woman...

Following the receipt, treatment and release of Christian missionary health workers, Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol, Emory University Hospital received a third Ebola patient yesterday morning. This...

A 3-year-old York County, Pennsylvania girl died last month from a rare case of the tick borne disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF), one day after her birthday. The child, identified as Lillian...

The number of mosquito borne infections caused by chikungunya and dengue virus associated to international travel continues to grow in the state of Florida. Travel associated chikungunya increased by...

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The annual influenza (flu) season is about to begin and the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is announcing the first positive influenza test result identified in the State Public...

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Indiana hospitals statewide are reporting an increase in the number of patients with respiratory illnesses, especially in children, according to the Indiana State Department of Health. It is not yet known...