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Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of certain pecan products for potential health risk. The products were distributed only in the State of Georgia, directly...

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Kaduna state, in North-Central Nigeria, has become the 12th state to be affected by H5N1 avian influenza, according to a Nigerian Bulletin thread. A poultry farm in the Mando area was hit with the highly...

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For the first time, Norway has reported a case of Bovine spongiform encephalitis (BSE) in a cow on a Nord-Trøndelag county farm. Dre Kristina Landsverk, Chief Veterinary Officer, Norwegian Food Safety...

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State and local public health and hospital officials have confirmed that the patient transported by specialized ambulance and admitted to UC Davis Medical Center early Thursday who exhibited symptoms consistent...

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One human infection with a novel influenza A virus was reported by the state of Minnesota, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The person was infected with an influenza...

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Canadian health authorities have confirmed the second human case of H7N9 avian influenza in British Columbia. As noted by health officials on January 26th, the husband and wife recently returned to Canada...

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There has been in excess of 1.1 million locally acquired cases of the mosquito borne virus, chikungunya reported in the Western hemisphere since first detected in the Caribbean in Dec. 2013. A hallmark...

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A Change.org petition to increase vaccination against measles and mumps by working with the religious beliefs of parents has garnered support from the largest grassroots Catholic pro-life education organization...

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The norovirus outbreak that struck the campus of Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia earlier this week has reportedly grown to some 300 cases, prompting the closure of the school until Monday, according...

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Minnesota health officials have confirmed a case of measles in a University of Minnesota-Twin Cities student, according to the school Wednesday. The ill student, a 20-year-old male,  had recently returned...