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In a follow-up to the report on the anthrax outbreak in the western Siberia region of Yamal, Governor Dmitry Kobylkin, declared a state of emergency as the number of human and animal cases increase during...

Approximately 7.5 million people in the United States have psoriasis, and the impact of this disease goes far beyond its visible effects on the skin. “People with psoriasis, particularly those with...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Adlyxin (lixisenatide), a once-daily injection to improve glycemic control (blood sugar levels), along with diet and exercise, in adults with type 2 diabetes. “The...

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The Nigeria Federal Ministry of Health is reporting an increase in Lassa fever in 2016 to date, according to the latest data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. During the first six months...

Researchers at Osaka University, Japan uncovered the mechanisms that suppress the propagation of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) with the potential of improving pathological liver conditions. Using model mice,...

In a move to prevent a cholera outbreak from spreading, the Ministry of Health of South Sudan with support from the World Health Organization (WHO) and health partners are ramping up disease surveillance...

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In a follow-up to the possible local Zika transmission in the South Florida counties of Miami-Dade and Broward, the Florida Department of Health said today it is expanding its ongoing investigations in...

Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, announced today that its first doses of Fluzone® (Influenza Vaccine) for the 2016-2017 influenza, or flu season have been released by the U.S. Food and...

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The female lead in the upcoming Ashutosh Gowariker film, Mohenjo Daro, has contracted the mosquito borne viral disease, dengue fever, and is unable to take part in promotional activities of the film. 25-year-old model...

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, has begun an early-stage clinical trial of an investigational vaccine designed to protect against...