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The American Red Cross noted in a press release Wednesday that they are closely monitoring the spread of Zika virus. As a precaution, the Red Cross will be working as quickly as possible to implement...

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) added Jamaica and Tonga to the list of travel alerts due to ongoing Zika virus‎ transmission Wednesday. Travelers to areas where cases of Zika...

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The massive increase of microcephaly cases in Brazil, apparently linked to the rapidly spreading mosquito borne virus, Zika virus, during the past several months has brought the already controversial topic...

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After reports of six additional travel-associated Zika virus Tuesday in the Sunshine State, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed an executive order which directs State Surgeon General Dr. John Armstrong...

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Health officials in Minnesota are expressing concern after preliminary data on syphilis among women in the state last year reveals a significant rise over the prior year. Preliminary data for 2015 show...

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The number of dengue fever cases in Hawaii island has grown to 246 cases since October after two additional cases were reported Tuesday. Just days after Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard called on Hawaii Governor David...

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Officials with the Santa Clara County Public Health Department (SCCPHD) have confirmed two cases of meningococcal meningitis caused by the bacterium, Neisseria meningitidis serogroup B over the past...

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The Honduras central government has declared a national emergency in light of a dramatic increase in Zika virus cases reported, according to a La Tribuna report (computer translated). In a span of less...

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Health officials in the West African country of Benin are reporting nine fatalities due to Lassa fever, according to a La Nouvelle Tribune report (computer translated). The nine deaths of the 20 Lassa...

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The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is working with the Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) and the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment (JCDHE) to investigate an outbreak...