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Chikungunya: Declining trend in Congo, Outbreak reported in Dire Dawa, Ethiopia

August 18, 2019 News Desk 0

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Republic of Congo Health officials are reporting a declining trend in chikungunya cases in the Republic of Congo. The Ministry of Health declared an outbreak in February and more than 11,000 cases have been reported …

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Chikungunya: Declining trend in Congo, Outbreak reported in Dire Dawa, Ethiopia

August 18, 2019 News Desk 0

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Republic of Congo Health officials are reporting a declining trend in chikungunya cases in the Republic of Congo. The Ministry of Health declared an outbreak in February and more than 11,000 cases have been reported …

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Measles: Potential exposure reported at different locations on the Las Vegas strip

August 17, 2019 News Desk 0

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Southern Nevada Health District are informing individuals and the public of a possible measles exposure at several sites along the Las Vegas strip. This measles case was reported in a visitor. Beca…

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Plague: Weld County prairie dog colony die-off, Colorado is seeing increased activity

August 17, 2019 News Desk 0

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Weld County, Colorado reported a mass die-off this week at a prairie dog colony in the rural southwest part of the county. The risk of public exposure is low due to the colony being located on pri…

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New Jersey: 23 sickened with hepatitis A, linked to Mendham Golf and Tennis Club

August 16, 2019 News Desk 0

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews New Jersey health officials are responding to a hepatitis A outbreak related to a food handler at the Mendham Golf and Tennis Club (MGTC), a members only club. There are 23 confirmed cases including one individual wh…

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Philippines dengue epidemic rises, increased cases can be expected through October

August 14, 2019 News Desk 0

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews One week after the Philippines Health Secretary, Francisco Duque III declared a national dengue epidemic in the country when the tally was 146,062 cases, health officials now report an additional 20,000-plus cases. A…

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Measles: Number of cases up 3-times last year worldwide, Europe sees nearly 90K in 6 months

August 14, 2019 News Desk 0

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Globally, measles cases are being reported at higher numbers through the mid-point of 2019, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The latest preliminary reports reveal in the first six months of 2019, rep…

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