In a follow-up to the death of Georgetown University nursing student, Andrea Jaime, the university has announced the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported the cause was meningococcal...

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) confirmed 11 new cases of West Nile virus this week, of which seven were neuroinvasive disease infections, bringing this year’s total to 103...

The virus that has likely sickened 1000s of children in the United States has now been laboratory confirmed in nearly half of the country, according to the latest information from the Centers for Disease...

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S&S Food Import corp. is recalling all packages of Uneviscerated Dried Roach (Vobla) with the following package code “Best Before 06.05.2015”. The Uneviscerated Dried Roach (Vobla) was sampled...

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The challenges of eliminating devastating diseases are enormous, but successful strategies can bring about colossal social and economic benefits. Countdown to Zero, a new exhibition about scientific and...

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Based on extensive outreach and public comment, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration today proposed revisions to four proposed rules designed to help prevent food-borne illness. When finalized, the proposed...

Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) has confirmed the eighth human case of West Nile virus (WNV) infection in Dallas County for the 2014 season. The resident, who lives in the 75243 zip code...

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The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reporting the first West Nile virus related deaths in Illinois for 2014. Two residents in northern Illinois who became ill with West Nile virus in late-August...

Three San Diego County children were among the first four cases of enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) respiratory infection confirmed in California this year, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency...

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has identified a case of respiratory illness due to Enterovirus D-68 (EV-D68) in a child who was hospitalized with acute respiratory symptoms. The child was released...