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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported today one human infection with a novel influenza A virus from the state of Iowa. The person was infected with an influenza A (H1N1) variant...

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The Salmonella I 4,[5],12:i:- outbreak in Washington State, which has been linked to pork produced by Kapowsin Meats, has grown by 18 cases, bringing the total case count to 152, according to the Centers...

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Just days after issuing a mosquito advisory, the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County (DOH -Pinellas) has received positive confirmation of West Nile Virus (WNV) in a 32-year-old male from Clearwater. This...

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Officials in the Illinois state government said Thursday that eight residents of the Illinois Veterans’ Home – Quincy have tested positive for the bacterium that causes Legionnaires’ disease,...

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Health officials announced that a 40-something male resident of Middlesex County is the first human case of West Nile virus (WNV) in Massachusetts this year. He is currently hospitalized for his illness. The...

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The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported today a confirmed case of the relatively rare mosquito borne virus, Jamestown Canyon virus (JCV), along with additional West Nile virus cases prompting...

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The Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) department reported today an imported Rubella case in a Texas Christian University (TCU). Officials say the student recently traveled in a region of the world with...

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Utah health officials are reporting the first human plague case in the state since 2009 in an elderly resident who died from the bacterial infection earlier in August. This is the 12th human plague case...

Ginkgo Bioworks, a bioengineering company out of Boston, Massachusetts, has just signed a deal with the Japanese company Ajinomoto.  Ajinomoto, a producer of food ingredients such as seasonings, sauces,...

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Florida was heavily in the news cycle about two months ago as the 9th case of leprosy was confirmed in a Flagler County resident. Now, Michigan media are reporting a leprosy case in a man, who is described...