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A cholera outbreak that struck the Burundian town of Rumonge in the province of Bururi less than two weeks ago has already sickened some 86 people, killing one, according to a  PNA/Xinhua report today. “For...

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Increased efforts are needed to improve awareness among rural communities in West Africa about the risks of contracting the Ebola virus from eating certain wildlife species including fruit bats, FAO warned...

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New cases and deaths attributable to Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) continue to be reported by the Ministries of Health in the three West African countries of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, according to...

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With a high number of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases and deaths being reported out of Sierra Leone and Liberia, the West Africa outbreak nears 1,000 total cases and eclipsed 600 deaths, according to the...

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The outbreak of cholera continues to ravage war-torn South Sudan as the humanitarian organization, Save the Children, puts the tally at 2,600 people infected to date with thousands more at risk of the...

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While the number of new Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases in Guinea was only one in the past week, the World Health Organization (WHO) says the epidemic trend in Liberia and Sierra Leone remains precarious...

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Based on epidemiological analysis conducted by WHO, three major factors are contributing to patterns of transmission, which are currently responsible for the continuous propagation of Ebola virus disease...

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A multistate Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak, which has sickened 41 people in 13 states since last November, has been linked to clinical and college and university teaching microbiology laboratories,...

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In a follow up to a report Tuesday, the city of Alamada in North Cotabato province has been placed under a state of calamity after more than 500 people has been sickened in a diarrhea outbreak, according...

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After receiving reports of a new case of mumps on Monday, the Milwaukee Department of Health says the total number of cases in the city is now up to eight. The Health Department says half of the cases...