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The Saint Louis County Department of Health is reporting its first case of Chikungunya – a virus spread by mosquitoes. The patient did not contract the disease locally, but while travelling in the Caribbean. Although...

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Attorneys Bill Marler and Drew Falkenstein of Marler Clark, the nation’s only law firm dedicated to representing victims of foodborne illness, have filed a lawsuit in the Circuit Court of Benton County,...

After several years of increases, the number of chlamydia cases dropped in 2013. However, gonorrhea and syphilis infections in the region continued to climb, the County Health and Human Services Agency...

As the investigation into the spike of cyclospora cases in Texas during the past month or so continues, the number of cases continue to rise. As of July 29,  the Texas Department of State Health Services...

The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) is confirming one new human case of West Nile virus (WNV). The reported case is in Rankin County. So far this year, WNV cases have been reported in Hinds...

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The Health Department, the Fund for Public Health in New York and five community partners – the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Weill Cornell Medical College, VNSNY Choice...

In an article by Daisy Hernandez in The Atlantic Thursday titled, “Northern Virginia: ‘Ground Zero’ for Kissing Bug Disease”, she says that Northern Virginia, home of the most...

Oregon health officials are reporting an “unusually high number in a short period of time” Q fever cases in Linn and Benton counties, according to a Albany Democrat-Herald report. According...

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The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) has confirmed four new cases of West Nile virus this week, bringing this year’s total number of cases to seven. This week’s new infections...

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Great American Marketing, a Houston, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 475 pounds of FSIS and FDA-regulated, ready-to-eat products due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes,...