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Dengue fever in Brazil tops 640,000 cases, rises 120,000 in one week
Malaysia reports nearly 300 dengue fever cases today, total cases near 50,000 for 2014 Singapore reports sharp rise in dengue fever, issues advisory Dengue fever in Brazil tops 500,000, chikungunya in the Americas eclipse 350,000
Saudi Arabia reports seven additional MERS cases, global total now at 834
Philippines: DOH advises against Filipino Muslims travel to Hajj due to MERS MERS virus update: Four new cases in Saudi Arabia, details on the 113 retrospective cases Contacts of two US MERS cases test negative for the virus: CDC
Ebola update: Historic outbreak continues spinning out of control, 100 new cases reported
Nigeria: Suspected Ebola case dies in Lagos Dozens of new Ebola cases and deaths reported in West Africa, Sierra Leone’s Dr. Khan still alive according to health ministry Cameroon: Officials report six cases of monkeypox in chimpanzees
Malaysia reports nearly 300 dengue fever cases today, total cases near 50,000 for 2014
Vietnamese doctor says dozens of children are admitted for meningitis linked to a parasite in snails Singapore reports sharp rise in dengue fever, issues advisory Taiwan: Girl contracts Acanthamoeba after leaving contacts in for 6 months
False alarm in Spain: Ebola test negative in suspected case
Spain issues health alert over suspected imported Ebola case Legionnaires’ disease in baby linked to heated birthing pool CDC issues travel notice for the island of Corsica due to schistosomiasis
Alabama salmonella outbreak up to 14 confirmed cases
Alabama health officials investigate salmonella outbreak in Russellville College microbiology classes linked to Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak Canada health officials investigate salmonella outbreaks linked to chia seed powder, bearded dragons
China reports first human H5N6 avian flu infection in Sichuan man
Hong Kong imported H7N9 avian influenza cases now in double digits Hong Kong investigates another imported human H7N9 avian influenza case MERS coronavirus cases top 200 globally, more than 15,000 confirmed/suspected chikungunya cases in the Caribbean
San Diego County man first West Nile virus case since 2012, detected during blood donation screening
West Nile virus in the US hits double digits Iowa sees first human West Nile virus case of 2014 in Clay County man California reports two human West Nile virus infections, first cases of 2014
Texas cyclospora case count jumps to 92
Mycobacterium abscessus outbreak: Organism originated in tap water prompting use of filters NYC reports two neonatal herpes following ‘metzitzah b’peh’ Jewish circumcision Cyclospora surge reported in Texas
Florida teens contract ciguatera toxin on a fishing trip in the Bahamas
Minnesota health officials investigate E. coli O111 outbreak, advise patrons of Applebee’s Antibiotic-resistant foodborne infections: An ongoing public health threat UN ranks ‘Top 10′ food borne parasites with release of new guidelines
Idaho: Norovirus identified in Eagle Island State Park outbreak, over 100 sickened
Norovirus accounts for 18 percent of all cases of acute gastroenteritis worldwide: Study Restaurant association releases statement in response to CDC norovirus report Norovirus: Enforcing food safety practices is key to prevention
Porn stars at ‘extremely high’ STD risk: Study
Nunavut sees more than 100 syphilis cases since 2012 Oregon reports rise in STDs, ‘These are definitely alarming’ Gay and Bisexual Men account for the vast majority of syphilis cases in men during 2009–2012: CDC
Chikungunya, cholera and other diseases in Haiti: An ‘on the ground’ perspective with Haitian Hearts, Dr. John Carroll
Chikungunya update with infectious disease journalist, Chuck Simmins MERS-CoV update with Mike Coston Interview with ‘Nurses who Vaccinate’ founder, Melody Butler
Flu shots: GSK begins shipping of 2014-15 U.S. flu vaccines, FLUARIX® QUADRIVALENT sent to U.S. healthcare providers
South Dakota: Sylvatic plague vaccine for prairie dogs being tested in Wind Cave National Park Vaccine-preventable diseases and the resurgence in the US ACIP gives ‘thumbs up’ for use of nasal spray flu vaccine in kids
Mountain Lion and Coati are the latest animal plague deaths reported in New Mexico
Cameroon: Officials report six cases of monkeypox in chimpanzees South Dakota: Sylvatic plague vaccine for prairie dogs being tested in Wind Cave National Park Eastern equine encephalitis virus cases prompts advisory in Marion County, Florida
Tahiti reports first imported chikungunya case
American Samoa reports amebiasis outbreak Australia: Bandicoot droppings linked to Salmonella Java in Northern Beaches Chikungunya outbreak on Tonga affects more than 10,000: Health ministry
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Dominican Republic chikungunya case count exceeds 250,000
Dengue fever in Brazil tops 640,000 cases, rises 120,000 in one week Puerto Rico declares chikungunya an epidemic, more than 200 cases reported Dengue fever in Brazil tops 500,000, chikungunya in the Americas eclipse 350,000
MERS virus update: Four new cases in Saudi Arabia, details on the 113 retrospective cases
Saudi Arabia advises certain groups postpone Hajj and Umrah pilgrimages due to MERS outbreak Hepatitis A warning for patrons of Jerusalem hotel Pakistan reports Naegleria fowleri death in Karachi man
Another ‘brain-eating amoeba’ death reported in Pakistan, 3rd of the year in Karachi
Pakistan reports second ‘brain-eating amoeba’ death of 2014 Bangladesh health officials report chikungunya in Dhaka Eleven South-East Asia countries certified polio-free: WHO
Nunavut sees more than 100 syphilis cases since 2012
Canada health officials investigate salmonella outbreaks linked to chia seed powder, bearded dragons Manitoba: Eighth confirmed measles case reported, patrons of Winnipeg strip club warned Calgary reports eighth measles case of 2014 in Asian Buffet employee
Vietnam: Yen Bai province’s daily battle with rabies
Philippines: Soccsksargen Region records nine human rabies fatalities in first quarter Uruguay: Rabies outbreak strike Cerro Largo farms, 25 animals dead Philippines: South Cotabato declares rabies outbreak
Equatorial Guinea reports fifth polio case of the year; additional cases reported in Nigeria, Pakistan
New polio case reported in Kano State, Nigeria: Report Brazil: Wild poliovirus type 1 detected in Sao Paulo sewage samples Pakistan, Afghanistan account for nine new polio cases in past week
The magnitude of risk for neonatal herpes from Jewish circumcision not well defined: Study
Merck announces start of Phase III study of CMV drug, Letermovir Gene Editing Technology Used To Remove HIV From Cells Infectious diseases and nanopores
Tampa Bay Rays pitcher, Joel Peralta, may have contracted chikungunya in the Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic chikungunya case count exceeds 250,000 Puerto Rico declares chikungunya an epidemic, more than 200 cases reported Chikungunya: Florida reports first locally acquired cases in the US