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In a follow-up to a report of a series of laboratory accidents at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the federal health agency published a news release concerning their progress in...

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The Samaritan’s Purse doctor who contracted the deadly Ebola virus working in Liberia and was brought back to the United States two weeks ago continues to show improvement, according to the Christian...

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The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) confirmed 13 new cases of West Nile virus this week, of which five were neuroinvasive disease infections, bringing this year’s total to 42 reported...

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The number of cases of the protozoan infection, Cyclosporiasis, increased by nine during the past week bringing the total to 164. The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) says the source...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is advising consumers to be aware of products sold online claiming to prevent or treat the Ebola virus. Since the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa, the FDA...

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There’s still plenty of time this summer to enjoy the coast or the beach, whether it’s along the Gulf Coast or the Caribbean. Before heading out, the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals...

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The number of travel associated chikungunya cases continue to mount, according to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC reports that as of August 12, there...

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McCormick & Company, Incorporated is initiating a voluntary recall of McCormick® Ground Oregano, 0.75 oz bottle, UPC 0-523561-6 with code dates BEST BY AUG 21 16 H and AUG 22 16 H due to possible...

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now has more than 50 disease detectives and other highly trained experts battling Ebola on the ground in West Africa – successfully deploying in less than...

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The first human case of West Nile virus in Idaho was confirmed in a Blaine County woman in south-central area of the state. The woman, in her 20s, is recovering from West Nile fever and did not require...