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By Robert Herriman On Sunday, October 6th, 2013
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Turkey measles cases increase ten-fold in 2013

The number of measles cases on the transcontinental country of Turkey has increased ten times in 2013 as compared to the previous year, prompting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to issue a notice More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, September 8th, 2013
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Dozens of returning travelers from Cambodia reported positive for Paratyphoid A fever: ECDC

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) is reporting a higher than usual number of cases of Paratyphoid A fever in returning travelers from Cambodia, according to a recent ECDC Rapid Risk More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, June 20th, 2013
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CDC issues travel warnings for Japan and Poland in light of Rubella outbreaks

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are advising travelers to Japan and Poland, and especially pregnant women, to be up-to-date on their Rubella vaccines in light of huge outbreaks of the viral More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, May 4th, 2013
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CDC issues travel notice for Middle East, UK in light of new coronavirus reports

In response to the 10 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus reported from Saudi Arabia, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is advising travelers to the Middle East and the United Kingdom on More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, April 10th, 2013
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The CDC advises ‘practicing usual precautions’ to prevent cholera if traveling to Hispaniola

The cholera outbreaks in Haiti and the Dominican Republic have been ongoing since the fall of 2010 resulting in thousands of deaths and hundreds of thousands of cases, according to a CDC travel notice today. Image/CIA In More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, March 27th, 2013
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CDC issues travel notice because of novel coronavirus in the Middle East and United Kingdom

In light of the latest report of novel coronaviris (nCoV) from the World Health Organization and the Robert Koch Institute in Germany yesterday, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, March 9th, 2013
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CDC issues coronavirus notice after confirmation of 14th case in Saudi Arabia

On the heels of the latest World Health Organization report that a 14th person has been confirmed positive for the novel coronavirus (NCoV)  in Saudi Arabia earlier this week, the US Centers for Disease Control More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, February 11th, 2013
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UK resident confirmed positive for novel coronavirus infection

A United Kingdom resident has been confirmed positive for infection with the novel coronavirus (NCoV), according to a World Health Organization (WHO) Global Alert and Response Feb. 11. Image/CIA The individual  developed More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, January 28th, 2013
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CDC issues outbreak notice for travelers to Haiti

The ongoing cholera outbreak that began in over two years ago on the Caribbean nation of Haiti has exceeded 600,000 cases since the epidemic started, prompting the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, January 20th, 2013
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Malaria and Typhoid are the top disease threats for travelers to tropical destinations

A study published recently in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene says that malaria and typhoid fever are the top diseasesseen in the returning Western traveler, particularly from the areas More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, September 7th, 2012
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Haiti cholera outbreak going on 2 years, over 500,000 cases reported to date

Haiti Image/CIA The cholera outbreak which began in October 2010, is still ongoing on the Caribbean island of Haiti, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  still advises travelers to the More...


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