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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Yellow fever virus is found in tropical and subtropical areas in South America and Africa. The virus is transmitted to people by the bite...

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists have identified an enzyme that acts early in pneumococcal infections to promote bacterial survival and invasive disease by removing the bacteria’s capsule....

One student at UNC Charlotte has been diagnosed with confirmed mumps, a viral infection that may result in swelling of the parotid or salivary gland(s) near the neck and jaw. There has been an increase...

State health and agriculture officials are investigating an outbreak of food borne illness. Retailers and restaurants should not sell or serve alfalfa sprouts and consumers should not eat them at this...

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In a follow-up to the latest hospital admission of Scottish nurse, Pauline Cafferkey, who contracted Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in late 2014, Royal Free London released the following statement on Sunday: Pauline...

Infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis, IBK or pinkeye, is an infection of cattle caused by Moraxella bovis, a Gram-negative, β-haemolytic, aerobic, rod-shaped bacterium. It is spread by direct contact...

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The Florida Department of Health reported an additional five new confirmed Zika cases Monday, including cases from Miami-Dade County (3), Broward County (1) and a 5th pregnant woman from an undisclosed...

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On Monday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) added Sint Maarten, a country on the southern part of a Caribbean island shared with Saint Martin, after the Dutch constituent country reported...

The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) and the Arbovirus Laboratory Network (RELDA) have agreed on new guidelines to improve lab confirmation of suspected Zika cases,...

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An outbreak of cholera at a jail in Bani, the capital town of the Peravia Province, Dominican Republic, has resulted in 20 inmates becoming ill and two deaths, according to a Listín Diario report (computer...