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Agriculture officials in Victoria, Australia reported responding to positive identification of anthrax in a sheep on a property near Swan Hill over the weekend. Victoria’s Chief...

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An outbreak of infectious syphilis affecting rural and remote Aboriginal communities in the Far North and Eyre and Western regions of South Australia (SA) since November 2016 has now...

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In one of the largest studies to measure the burden of antibiotic resistance in a low- or middle-income country, researchers at the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy...

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FINDINGS Infants born to HIV-positive mothers had high rates of congenital cytomegalovirus, or CMV. Infants who also were infected before birth by the virus that causes AIDS were especially...

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The cholera outbreak in Cameroon is persisting and the Far North Region has shown a rapid increase in incidence cases in the last two weeks. From 2-9 November 2018, the Far North Region...

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Duque on vaccines Health Secretary Francisco T. Duque III, during the 19th Philippine National Immunization Conference, stressed to fellow health workers and participants that vaccination...

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The Outbreak News This Week Radio Show is prerecorded every Thursday and airs Sundays at 1 pm ET in the Tampa Bay area and worldwide streaming. I don’t typically put out the...

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Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has been the most outspoken advocate for a single payer health care system in the US, or a “Medicare for all” system. In fact, he is frequently...

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Miami-Dade County, FL health officials reported a autochthonous, or locally acquired dengue transmission in the community. The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County (DOH-Miami-Dade)...

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Officials with Duke University announced they are working to contact individuals who may have come in close contact with a Duke undergraduate recently admitted to the hospital with...

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The Colombian Agricultural Institute (ICA) confirmed seven cases of rabies in bovine and equine animals in Urrao, Southwest Antioquia. This prompted the Ministry of Health to...

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European health officials reported more than 1,400 Salmonella cases since 2012 in 18 countries in an ongoing outbreak linked to Polish eggs. In total, 1,412 Salmonella Enteritidis...