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Malaria Outbreak In Greece: Worry Of Re-Establishment

Greece is in the midst of a battle against malaria. ...

Darfur Yellow Fever Outbreak: Vaccine On It’s Way

The Darfur yellow fever outbreak continues to ravage the region. In good news, the World Health Organization is working with ...

West Nile Virus Remains a Risk This Winter

Statistics released on November 7, 2012 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show a scary reality when ...

Meningitis Outbreak Update: 31 Deaths

The recent meningitis outbreak in the United States has claimed another victim. ...

2nd Case of SARS-Type Virus Confirmed In Saudi Arabia

The second case of a SARS like virus has been confirmed in Saudi Arabia. ...

Meningitis Outbreak Update: Sufferers Hit With Rare Secondary Infection

The recent meningitis outbreak is the cause of a rare secondary illness called an epidural abscess. ...

Meningitis Outbreak Cause Found: Pharmacy Knew Of Contamination

The possible origin of the meningitis outbreak has been found. The specialty pharmacy that produced the vaccines was found to ...

First Measles Outbreak in 15 Years in Saskatchewan, Canada

Six cases of measles in the last year in Saskatchewan, Canada have health officials concerned. ...

CDC Says All Pregnant Women Should Get Vaccinated Against Whooping Cough

The Center of Disease Control has issued a statement saying that all pregnant women should get vaccinated in order to ...

Aerial Spraying Delays Potentially Add to West Nile Virus Epidemic

Mike Clark, a doctor from North Texas, is now the patient since being infected with the West Nile virus. ...

Head Lice Outbreaks Start In Autumn

Head lice have proven to be an ongoing problem within the homes of families with school-aged children. ...

Death Toll Rises As Fungal Meningitis Ravages The USA

The Center of Disease Control has located the source of the deadly fungal meningitis that killed 14 people to date and infected ...

66 Year Old Man Dies of West Nile

An Alberta man, 66-year-old Ron Sept died on October 4 due to a mere mosquito bite. ...

Is It Chicken Pox, Or Could It Be Foot And Mouth Disease?

Doctors in Mumbai have been warning parents not to mistake the highly contagious and dangerous hand, foot and mouth disease ...

Meningitis Outbreak in United States Linked to Steroid Shots

Officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are scrambling to identify how many of the steroid shots, that ...