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A Brooklyn man, in his 60’s, is the first human West Nile virus (WNV) case of the year, according to the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene via CBS News today. It is reported...

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In a follow-up to a report Friday concerning a patient in an Alabama hospital who presented with respiratory problems and had a travel history to Saudi Arabia, state health officials say that the preliminary...

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In light of dry weather and drought conditions in areas of North Carolina this season, farmers are harvesting their corn a little earlier this year. This has prompted the Department of Agriculture is...

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The Indiana State Department of Health has confirmed E. coli O157:H7 infection in three individuals as part of an investigation into reports of diarrheal illness in three northern Indiana counties. The...

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State Health Commissioner Jerome Adams, M.D., M.P.H., Frday declared a public health emergency for Fayette County, allowing the county health department to establish a syringe exchange program as part...

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The GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) plant in Zebulon, N.C, which was shutdown earlier this week after the facility tested positive for Legionella bacteria in a self-standing cooling tower during routine inspections,...

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New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Commissioner Dr. Mary Bassett and New York State Commissioner of Health Dr. Howard Zucker announced this week that three new sites have tested positive...

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At least six students at the University of Iowa in Iowa City have contracted the mumps recently, according to school Vice President for Student Life, Tom Rocklin Friday, making UI the third midwestern...

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An individual with a travel history to Saudi Arabia presented to a hospital in the Alabama on August 13, with respiratory problems, prompting several tests including one to rule out the Middle East Respiratory...

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After leading the nation in human West Nile virus (WNV) cases in 2014 with 801, California appears to be headed for another brutal WNV season. During the past week, 18 cases were seen, with 10 of them...