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As summer draws to a close and children head back to school, many parents are doing everything they can to ensure a healthy school year by scheduling physical exams and making sure vaccinations are up...

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Nearly one year ago, health officials in the Laxmangarh area of Alwar district reported on a diphtheria outbreak that took the lives of six children. Today, it’s deja vu in the area as at least...

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The number of dengue fever cases in the southern Taiwan city of Tainan has surpassed 3,000, accounting for the bulk of cases in the country this year. Taiwan’s Centers for Disease Control (CDC)...

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The outbreak of the respiratory, bacterial infection, Legionnaires’ disease, among residents at the Illinois Veteran’s Home – Quincy continues to grow, according to Illinois health officials...

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In a follow-up to the cluster of Legionnaires’ disease cases at San Quentin State Prison, California corrections officials now say that six inmates have been confirmed with the bacterial infection. Five...

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  The Haiti Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP) (computer translated) reported the results of a survey today that reveals that about a quarter of children aged 6 to 15 years suffer...

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Novel drug candidate, MRX-I, an oral oxazolidinone showed positive top-line results from the first Phase 2 clinical study in China, according to biopharmaceutical company, MicuRx Pharmaceuticals,...

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The Taiwan CDC announced today the confirmation of an imported case of brucellosis in a 35-year-old Indonesian female caretaker. This is the first case reported on the island since 2011. The patient...

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Several days ago, we told you of the story of the 14-year-old Houston child, who was diagnosed and being treated for Primary Amoebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM) at the Texas Children’s Hospital (TCH)...

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The pertussis, or whooping cough situation in 2015 can be summed up with one stat–there has been more pertussis cases in Clark County this year to date (268) than the number seen statewide during...