State Service of Consumer Affairs reports 74 patients with measles
A Utah hepatitis A outbreak may have exposed thousands of people, including restaurant and convenience store customers, officials say.
Dallas County health officials say seven more people have died from the flu
LA County Dept of Public Health: 1st case of sexually transmitted Zika reported.
A 1-year-old baby has died in San Diego from complications stemming from influenza – one of 34 new flu deaths reported as the epidemic sweeps the county.
Kenya gov bans import, sale and use of addictive tobacco water pipe known as shisha, as threat to public health, 2 weeks after Rwanda banned them. WHO found smoke inhaled in 1 hour using shisha pipe equals inhaling smoke from 100 cigarettes.
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Suspected cholera outbreak: Meru residents advised not to consume food in streets
6 month ago
One dead, 29 hospitalised after amoebiasis outbreak in Tigania West
In the last 4 days, 6 newborns have died in Hospital of Ruíz and Paez. The direct cause of death: neonatal sepsis. Intervening factors: seals without water (for 2 years), absence of antibiotics and medical supplies.
ICRC: Number of suspected cholera cases in Yemen hits one million
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A WHO-chartered aircraft carrying over 70 tons of essential medicines and surgical supplies landed in Sana'a Airport today, the largest planeload delivered by WHO to Yemen this year.
South Korean Intel claims that North Korea has started to test loading anthrax onto ICBM's
South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster declares public health emergency for opioid crisis; more than 600 people in South Carolina died from opioid overdoses last year
More than 200 cruise passengers return to Florida due to stomach virus
MSF in Yemen says it's seeing hundreds of cases of diphtheria, a disease that had been almost globally eradicated. Half the suspected cases are children
South Korea confirms H5N6 bird flu at duck farm
Diphtheria rapidly spreading among Rohingya refugees in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, warns @WHO.
UN says increasing toxic smog in major cities like New Delhi is damaging babies' developing brains
7 month ago
At least 36 dead from Listeria outbreak in SA
Listeriosis: Motsoaledi says out of the 557 cases they're certain of the final outcome for 70 cases. Of these 70 cases that have been traced, 36 people have died following the Listeriosis outbreak in SA. SF
The Philippines suspends use of a landmark vaccine for the potentially deadly dengue virus after its manufacturer, French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi, warns it could worsen the disease in some cases
The World Health Organization says that about 11 percent of medicines in developing countries are fake and likely responsible for many deaths
Pharmaceutical company Pfizer says the UK has become the first country to grant over-the-counter status to its erectile dysfunction drug Viagra which will be available in pharmacies from next year
EU backs renewal of controversial weedkiller for five years
12-year-old girl sues Jeff Sessions in a fight to legalize medical marijuana
7 month ago
Heartbreaking piece from the @AP team in Yemen. This little girl Yasmeen Ibrahim Abdullah arrived at Hodeida hospital on Tuesday. Doctors diagnosed her with Diphtheria. She didn't even last the night, dying a few hours later
LA health officials push for vaccinations after 2 flu-related deaths
EU fails to agree five-year licence renewal for controversial weedkiller glyphosate, which critics believe causes cancer
Intensive raids of the Arab coalition on the Northwest Hajjah province in Yemen