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The Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) recently confirmed eight Schmallenberg virus (SBV) sheep abortion cases in Counties Fermanagh and Tyrone in Northern Ireland. These...

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In a follow-up on the norovirus outbreak at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, Korean health officials now put the number of confirmed cases at 261, as of Friday,...

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According to the Ministry of Health today, from July 1, 2017 to February 15 of this year, 409 cases of yellow fever were confirmed in the country, 183 in São Paulo, 157 in Minas Gerais,...

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Cases of the sexually transmitted infection, syphilis, has tripled between 2011 and 2017 in Argentina, according to data from the Ministry of Health. In 2011, Argentina saw 3,875...

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In a follow-up on the large Listeriosis outbreak in South Africa, as of 14 February 2018, 872 laboratory-confirmed listeriosis cases have been reported to National Institute for Communicable...

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Hong Kong health officials have reported investigating two linked cases of psittacosis, or parrot fever, a bird-borne disease. The first case involves a 51-year-old woman with good...

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During 2005–2008, more than 1 billion live animals were legally imported into the United States for food or pet trade markets. One such animal, the swamp eel, can carry parasites...

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An average 274 people in the US die from blood clots each and every day, according to data on the National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) website. Former Chair of Medicine, Lenox Hill...

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The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) reported last week they continue to see an elevated number of hepatitis A cases in the state. Since the beginning of the...

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Officials with the University of Kansas Watkins Health Services have reported an increase in sexually transmitted infections (STIs), in particular gonorrhea over the past year, according...

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Overuse of pre- and post-surgery antibiotics in low-income countries may contribute to higher levels of resistant surgical site infections following gastrointestinal surgery Globally,...