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Heavy rains followed by the current hot weather has caused the local mosquito population to flourish and the Saint Louis County Department of Public Health is urging all residents to take precautions to...

The number of leprosy cases reported in Florida in 2015 from January to early July has equaled the total cases seen during the entire 2014, according to Florida health data. The 10th case of the year...

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The North Dakota Department of Health has confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus (WNV) disease in 2015 in North Dakota. Additionally, two mosquito pools from Grand Forks County have tested positive...

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When U.S. adults are hospitalized with pneumonia, viruses are more often to blame than bacteria.  However, despite current diagnostic tests, neither viruses nor bacteria are detected in the majority of...

Chicago health officials are reporting a fatality due to Legionella in a resident at the Warren Barr Gold Coast on 66 West Oak Street
, according to local media. The Chicago Department of Public Health...

Health officials have reported an 11-fold increase in pertussis, or whooping cough cases in Clark County, prompting authorities to note that “outbreak levels” have been reached in the southern...

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California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith announced today that California has seen an increase in syphilis cases among women, pregnant women and newborns...

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New Mexico health officials have reported a case of human tularemia in a 51-year-old man from  Los Alamos County.  The man was hospitalized but has recovered and gone home. There have also been 33 cases...

In a follow-up to the Salmonella Enteritidis outbreak linked to raw, frozen, breaded and pre-browned stuffed chicken entrees, federal health officials report an additional two cases, one in Minnesota...

While the number of shigellosis cases in the state of Florida as a whole has dropped during the first six months of 2015 compared to the same period last year, in Hillsborough County, health officials...