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The number of cases in the Arkansas mumps outbreak that started in “officially” in early September has grown to more than 800 suspected and lab confirmed cases, according to the Arkansas...

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The crisis in Venezuela is immense with skyrocketing inflation rates, food and medicine shortages and incredible violence and civil unrest. The health care crisis has showed us hospitals with no supplies,...

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene advised health care providers in an alert Thursday of a case of HIV infection in a resident who was reported to have been adherent to HIV pre-exposure...

With Oct. 31, or Halloween,  just around the corner, public health officials want to remind you about protecting your eyes against serious infections with advice about the use of decorative contact lenses...

The ground has been broken on a major international initiative to rid the world of Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) – also known as sheep and goat plague – a highly contagious viral animal disease...

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The Myanmar Ministry of Health and Sports said Thursday they have identified a Zika virus case in a pregnant foreigner woman in Yangon, state media reports. Authorities confirmed the infection in the...

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In a follow-up to the meningococcal meningitis cluster at the University of Wisconsin–Madison (UW–Madison), university officials Thursday said testing has identified meningococcal disease in a third...

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In what is clearly one of the most bizarre and potentially tragic stories today, Coconuts Bangkok reports that 13 teenagers in Thailand’s Northeast province of Mukdahan dug up a dog that was buried...

The first evidence of a superbug in a domestic cat that could infect humans and livestock has been discovered in Australia. The Salmonella strain is resistant to carbapenems, a drug used as the last line...

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) began surveillance for seasonal influenza early this fall and is detecting laboratory confirmed cases of influenza among Oklahomans.  In addition, there...