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More than 100 measles cases were reported since November, including 20 deaths in children in Nuba Mountains region in South Kordofan, Sudan, according to Tutu Mustafa, Secretary of Health in the Nuba...

By Michael Coston at Avian Flu Diary While avian influenza news updates (official and otherwise) are notoriously hard to come by over the New Year’s Holiday, this morning we do have a statement...

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Following reports from the South Lakeland District Council less than two weeks ago of an investigation into a half-dozen confirmed Campylobacter cases linked to a Kendal farm, the case count has reached...

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Baylisascaris procyonis, also known as the raccoon roundworm,  is the most common and widespread cause of clinical larva migrans in animals. It is a ubiquitous roundworm infection of raccoons (Procyon...

Thee Philippines is facing one of the fastest-growing epidemics of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the Asia-Pacific region. According to official statistics, HIV prevalence among men who have sex...

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Officials with the Diphtheria Reference Centre, Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES) in Vienna reported an imported case of cutaneous diphtheria (C. diphtheriae) in a tourist to Sri Lanka,...

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announced Saturday that Tupperware Canada is recalling Tupperware brand Southwest Chipotle Seasoning from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. This...

The Ministry of Public Health and Population in Yemen has released the latest figures on cholera cases in the country. Since the last update, 1089 new suspected cases of cholera and 1 additional death...

The Government of South Australia and SA Health reported last week on a case of invasive meningococcal disease (meningococcal serogroup W-135) in a 5-year-old girl from regional South Australia. The child...