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Following recent reports on this website concerning the measles situation in Europe HERE, HERE and HERE, the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe released the following press release, Measles...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Dupixent (dupilumab) injection to treat adults with moderate-to-severe eczema (atopic dermatitis). Dupixent is intended for patients whose eczema is...

Blood-sucking flies can act as ‘flying syringes’ to detect emerging infectious diseases in wild animals before they spread to humans, according to research published in the journal eLife. The...

The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) has awarded The Carter Center a grant of US$800,000 to help support an initiative to eliminate blinding trachoma in Mali and Niger. Former U.S. President...

Investigators have shown that certain screening methods that detect the genetic material of Zika virus can be used to ensure that donated blood supplies remain free of the virus. The methods, called Zika...

A flock of chickens at a commercial poultry breeding operation located in Chattooga County has tested positive for H7, presumptive low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI). This is the first confirmation...

Where in the continental United States is Zika most likely to occur? An early online article in the American Journal of Public Health by Saint Louis University researchers puts the bulls-eye of Zika transmission...

Researchers at Mayo Clinic have found patients who use gastric suppression medications are at a higher risk for recurrent Clostridium difficile (C-diff) infection. C-diff is a bacterium that can cause...

Oklahoma City-County Health Department (OCCHD) and Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) confirmed today an outbreak of more than 75 diagnosed syphilis cases in Oklahoma County connected to a specific...

States with weaker non-medical exemption policies for vaccinations can reduce the likelihood of a measles outbreak 140 to 190 percent by strengthening them, a new study from the University of Colorado...