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To date, there are well over 300 human West Nile virus (WNV) cases in the US and California and Arizona lead the pack in the number of cases. California, which has reported the most WNV cases in the country...

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In the United States, vaccine exemption levels for kindergarteners are low for most states and infant vaccination rates are high nationally, according to a report in the Centers for Disease Control and...

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The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is investigating a sporadic case of Legionnaires’ disease (LD) affecting a man aged 87. The patient, with underlying...

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Quincy, Illinois veteran’s home update HERE San Quentin update HERE While the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in the South Bronx has been declared over by New York City officials a week ago,...

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Health officials in Morocco are investigating an outbreak of anthrax in the town of Imilchil in Midelt province, according to a Morocco World News report today. Nine people have been diagnosed with cutaneous...

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A very important petition was started today on the website, Change.org, by families of victims of Primary Amoebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM), calling on federal and state public health leaders to add PAM...

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Family Practice and Samaritan’s Purse physician, Dr. Kent Brantly, addressed his alma mater this week during the annual Opening Assembly in Moody Coliseum at Abilene Christian University (ACU). Brantly...

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A cluster of infections on the neonatal intensive care unit at University Hospital of Wales has prompted to closure of new admission to the unit Thursday, according to the Cardiff and Vale University...

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Oysters not only transmit human norovirus; they also serve as a major reservoir for these pathogens, according to research published August 28 in Applied and Environmental Microbiology, a journal of the...

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In an update on the anthrax update at Lake Nakuru National Park in Kenya from July, Dr Kisa J. Z. Juma Ngeiywa, CVO Director of Veterinary Services with the Ministry of Agriculture in Nairobi reported...