The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) is investigating an outbreak of Mumps in the Springdale area after two cases have been confirmed and several suspected cases have been identified. This is the largest...

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On April 1, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced in a Memorandum that an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in nursing is equivalent to an associate’s or bachelor’s degree,...

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Public Health is working closely with local health departments in Berkeley and Jefferson counties to investigate reports of illnesses...

Seqirus announced this week that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved AFLURIA® QUADRIVALENT (Influenza Vaccine) for use in persons 18 years of age and older. AFLURIA QUADRIVALENT...

On August 30, a new rabies case was confirmed in Brevard County, Florida. The adult mare had no previous vaccine history and had not been off the premises in over a year, according to the Equine Disease...

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Singaporean health officials have reported more locally acquired, or autochthonous Zika virus cases today, including the first case in a pregnant woman. She is living in the Aljunied Crescent/ Sims Drive...

In a new study, 30 percent of transgender youth report a history of at least one suicide attempt, and nearly 42 percent report a history of self-injury, such as cutting. The Cincinnati Children’s...

Taiwan health officials reported the case of a toddler diagnosed with  acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) who tested positive for enterovirus D68 (EV-D68). The case is a 5-year-old boy who resides in Taipei...

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The Ministry of Health and Social Development confirmed five cases of the Zika virus in the British Virgin Islands last week. Three of the cases were tested locally and found to be positive and two cases...

New guidelines for the treatment of 3 common sexually transmitted infections (STIs) have been issued by WHO in response to the growing threat of antibiotic resistance. Chlamydia, gonorrhoea and syphilis...