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August is National Immunization Awareness Month With many school districts across Pennsylvania opening their doors this month, the Departments of Health and Education are announcing the “Don’t Wait....

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Today the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports the third human case of West Nile virus (WNV) for 2015. The reported case is in Simpson County. Cases have been previously reported in Adams...

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today announced awards of nearly $110 million to help states and communities strengthen their capacity to track and respond to infectious diseases....

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Health officials with the Tippecanoe County Health Department has confirmed that a person with Purdue University is positive for the serious zoonotic viral disease, hantavirus. Confirmation testing was...

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) last week released the webinar, HHS Working Group on Lyme and Other Tickborne Diseases presents: Vaccines for Lyme Disease – Past, present, and future,...

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New York City health officials, in an update yesterday, is reporting 71 cases of Legionella infection, including four related deaths, have been reported among people who live in, work in, or visited the High...

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Taiwan health officials are reporting a meningitis vaccine shortage linked to the meningococcal meningitis outbreak in Africa prompting officials to advise the public to postpone travel to the high-risk...

It’s funny, how we all make excuses to not work out and want a fabulous body at the same time. One of the most common excuses for not working out is not having time as well as enough money to go to the...

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Another zoo animal has died as a result of infection with the serious bacterium, Bacillus anthracis, prompting zoo officials to conduct a vaccination drive in the neighboring areas. An elephant succumbed...

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In a follow-up to a report on the salmonella outbreak that has sickened scores in Washington State, federal food safety officials have issued a warning when handling whole pigs for roasting. The U.S....