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Scientists have discovered a new virus that can be transmitted through the blood supply. Currently, it is unclear whether the virus is harmful or not, but it is related to hepatitis C virus (HCV) and human...

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The Philippines are reporting a surge of dengue fever cases from early August to early September, according to new numbers released by Department of Health (DOH)  spokesman Lyndon Lee Suy Wednesday. Suy...

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Kuwaiti health officials have reported a death due to Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection this past weekend. According to the details of the case, a 78-year-old male from...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Lonsurf (a pill that combines two drugs, trifluridine and tipiracil) for patients with an advanced form of colorectal cancer who are no longer responding...

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National Institutes of Health scientists and their colleagues identified a previously unappreciated role for the soft palate during research to better understand how influenza (flu) viruses acquire the...

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Roche today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments) waiver for the cobas® Influenza A/B test for use on the cobas® Liat...

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Martin County, FL health officials are investigating three cases of ciguatera fish poisoning associated with the consumption of one fish caught on the Mercedes Reef in Ft. Lauderdale in August. All three...

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Clear Creek County Public Health has identified the first human case of Tularemia in the County this year. A County resident was diagnosed Aug. 30, and is receiving antibiotic treatment and recovering...

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Over the course of a week, dozens of students at San Antonio’s Trinity University arrived at the Student Health Center suffering with the symptoms of vomiting, diarrhea and nausea. On Tuesday, the San...

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An additional 140 cases of Salmonella Poona infection have been reported during the past week, according to data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today, bringing the multistate...