Last week, the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County issued an advisory after reporting an increase in the protozoan parasite, Cryptosporidium, in the area. On Thursday, the City of Tarpon...

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In a press conference after U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Wednesday, United States President Barack Obama answered a question concerning the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, that the World Health Organization...

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is rapidly increasing its ongoing efforts to curb the expanding West African Ebola outbreak and deploying staff to four African nations currently affected:...

Health officials and laboratory results have confirmed that an Eagle County resident has died from Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS) following exposure to hantavirus. The victim was an adult male. The...

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A month after the recall of White & Blue Lion tattoo supplies due to bacterial contamination, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a consumer update concerning the risks linked to these...

The Harris County Public Health & Environmental Services (HCPHES) Mosquito Control Division has scheduled an aerial spray operation for Thursday evening, August 7, 2014 for portions of northeast and...

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With a significantly increased number of reported gonorrhea cases this year, especially in Campbell County, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is reminding residents that preventing the spread of sexually...

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) it was announced today the first two deaths this summer due to West Nile virus (WNV) infection. The first was a senior citizen from Sacramento County....

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The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) is issuing a public health alert due to a finding of Listeria monocytogenes in sample of Chicken Caesar Salad sold at Sam’s Club in...

Calvert County, MD health officials have reported at least five Vibrio vulnificus infections linked to the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries this summer.  Vibrio is a bacteria that naturally live in...