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In a follow-up report on the Legionnaires’ disease cluster in the Morris Park section of the East Bronx, New York City health officials put the updated case count at 13, including one fatality as...

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More great news in the world of polio eradication… Earlier this week it was reported that Nigeria has interrupted transmission of wild poliovirus and is no longer a polio endemic country. Now,...

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  In a follow-up to a report two weeks ago, Public Health Wales has declared the outbreak of E. coli O157 that affected three children in the Conwy area over. A total of 83 other people were screened...

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The Student Health Centre at the University of South Wales announced Tuesday that a freshman student living in halls of residence at Treforest has been confirmed positive for meningococcal meningitis/septicemia. The...

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The Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI is investigating an unusual outbreak of salmonella on one of it’s units that has affected 14 patients since last week. The source of the outbreak has not been...

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Taiwan health officials say heavy rains and flooding as a result of Typhoon Dujuan will likely cause an increase in dengue activity in the country that has already seen a record dengue season in 2015. Commander...

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Denver environmental and health officials have issued a warning to the public concerning a health risk concerning Rx Green’s Autopilot capsules, a marijuana-infused product. The advisory is due to...

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Leprosy, the disfiguring bacterial infection that was believed to been eradicated, has taken Malawi health officials by surprise as they report nearly two dozen cases in Balaka district in the eastern...

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Jamaican health officials are reporting an outbreak of the viral disease, Hand, Foot And Mouth Disease (HFMD) in at least nine schools, which are being advised to close until the outbreak resolves. The...

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Neonatal herpes simplex (HSV) is a relatively rare but very serious disease that can range in severity from localized infections of the skin or eyes to life threatening disseminated infections of the...