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Norwegian health authorities are warning people who are particularly vulnerable to Vibrio infections to take precautions while swimming as a number of serious bacterial infections...

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Since October 2017, the Republic of Serbia has reported  a total of 5715 cases of measles through Aug 10, of which, 2875 were laboratory confirmed at the Torlak Institute. In addition,...

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A Kaiser Permanente study of more than 80,000 children born over a 4-year period showed that the prenatal Tdap vaccination (tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis) was not associated...

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A major new study has shown that rotavirus vaccination reduced infant diarrhoea deaths by 34% in rural Malawi, a region with high levels of child deaths. The study led by scientists...

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The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) says 6,382 autochthonous cases of Dengue fever have been confirmed in the French overseas territory of Reunion since January. The...

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Hong Kong health officials are reporting four locally transmitted dengue fever cases, the first of the year. The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) investigation includes the following: The...

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Today’s topic is hot with 3 major papers in the last few months, that is the viral hypothesis of Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) was estimated to affect 35.5...

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A new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill found that substandard and falsified medicines, including medicines to treat malaria, are a serious problem in much...

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In a follow-up on the red tide situation in Southwest Florida, Governor Rick Scott issued Executive Order 18-221 earlier this week declaring a state of emergency due to impacts of...

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New Jersey health officials have reported the first human West Nile virus (WNV) case in Hunterdon County. There are two other reports under investigation. The state saw eight cases,...

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Paraguay has succeeded in interrupting the vector transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi in the home, the parasite that causes Chagas disease. This was verified last week by a group of international...

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Notifications for primary and secondary syphilis reached a record high Victoria in 2017, according to health officials. A total of 1,337 cases of infectious syphilis were notified...