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The third most populous county in Wyoming is experiencing a gonorrhea outbreak, in which the number of cases reported in 2014 is already double the 2013 numbers. This has prompted Wyoming Department of...

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New Mexico health officials are warning of increased norovirus activity in the state and advising the public take precautions, particularly around the very young, elderly and immunocompromised who are...

The Unbroken director appeared in a Universal Pictures YouTube video Friday wearing a white tank top noticeably speckled with a red skin rash to make the announcement–she has chickenpox.  “I...

With the first day of winter just around the corner in the United States (Dec 21), the end of the Enterovirus season should be upon us. However, after not reporting any Enterovirus D-68 (EV-D68) cases...

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A patient with exposure to the Ebola virus while in Sierra Leone has arrived safely at the NIH Clinical Center Thursday for observation and to enroll in a clinical protocol.  The patient was transferred...

In addition the resurgence of the vaccine preventable disease, measles, in the northern Michigan counties of Grand Traverse and Leelanau, perhaps even a bigger issue is what has happened at Grand Traverse...

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New influenza statistics released today by the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) indicate 94 persons have been hospitalized and two persons have died in Oklahoma since reporting for the current...

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Acting New York State Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker today declared influenza prevalent in New York State. With this declaration, health care workers who are not vaccinated against influenza must...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved MP Diagnostics HTLV Blot 2.4, the first FDA-licensed supplemental test for Human T-cell Lymphotropic Virus-I/II (HTLV-I/II). This test is intended for...

With the two confirmed measles cases reported a week ago in Grand Traverse County and the three new cases involving an adult and two children, all not immunized, from Leelanau County identified yesterday,...