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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,...

Global Garlic, Inc. of Miami, FL is recalling De Mi Pais products: Cuajada Fresca (Fresh Curd) 12oz. and Cuajada Olanchana (Fresh Curd) 12oz., because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria...

The number of travel associated chikungunya cases in the state of Florida has topped the 400 mark, making the Sunshine State only the second to eclipse that number, New York being the other. With the...

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Influenza-like illness is on the rise in Ohio, and the number of associated hospitalizations are significantly higher with 202 through Nov. 29 compared to 89 last year. There has been one confirmed influenza-associated...

With three National Hockey League teams and nine players affected over the outbreak of the childhood viral disease, mumps, NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly said the following in a statement recently,...