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Pakistan has reported it’s seventh death due to the “brain-eating amoeba” since May, according to a report in the news source, Dawn today. The 29-year-old man from Karachi fell victim...

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The Tennessee Department of Health, in alignment with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is issuing polio vaccination guidance for individuals planning travel to and from 10 countries where...

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The polio outbreak in the Horn of Africa that began in Somalia in April 2013 continues into the summer of 2014 as Somalia reports three additional cases of wild poliovirus 1 (WPV 1) during the past week...

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A nine-month-old girl has become the sixth Naegleria fowleri, or “brain-eating amoeba” fatality reported in the Karachi area in the past two months, according to a Dawn.com report today. It...

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The number of cases and fatalities due to the “brain-eating amoeba”, Naegleria fowleri has increased by two this week, bringing the total number of cases in Karachi to five in the past two...

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The small, west central African nation, Equatorial Guinea has reported it’s fourth Wild Poliovirus 1 (WPV-1) case of 2014. According to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) today, the...

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Pakistan, which recorded an outbreak of the “brain-eating” amoeba, Naegleria fowleri in 2012, which killed 10 people,  has recorded it’s first case and fatality in 2014 in a man from...

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The World Health Organization office in Pakistan has reported two cases of the tick-borne viral disease, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever, during the month of May, according to Weekly Epidemiological Bulletin...

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued an emergency report detailing the recent spread of wild poliovirus. The statement, released Monday, May 5th, is the result of a two day meeting of the International...

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World Health Organization Director, Dr. Margaret Chan, upon the advice from an Emergency Committee of independent experts, declared recent international spread of wild poliovirus a “public health emergency...