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US measles cases still climbing, topping 800 for year

U.S. health officials say this year’s count of measles cases has surpassed 800, a growing tally that is already the nation’s highest in 25 years. Continue reading

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Iowa health officials confirm ‘multiple cases’ of bacterial disease that can spread from dogs to humans

“Multiple cases” of a bacterial disease that can be spread from dogs to humans have been confirmed in Iowa, according to health officials. Continue reading

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Measles case aboard Church of Scientology-owned cruise ship quarantines 28 people

A case of the measles was confirmed aboard a Church of Scientology-owned ship in Curacao, leaving 28 people quarantined. Continue reading

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Tourist, 24, dies from rabies after helping stray dog in the Philippines

A Norwegian woman who recently traveled to the Philippines for a vacation with friends died following her return after contracting rabies from a stray dog. Continue reading

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Canadian man hit Seattle’s tourist hot spots while infected with measles, health officials say

Health officials in Seattle are warning about a Canadian traveler who passed through popular tourist spots in late April while infected with measles. Continue reading

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Mongolian couple die of bubonic plague after eating marmot, triggering quarantine

A Mongolian couple died of the bubonic plague after eating raw marmot, prompting a six-day quarantine that left a number of tourists stranded in the region. Continue reading

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US measles count rises to 764, driven by New York outbreaks

U.S. health officials say at least 60 more measles cases have been reported, increasing a 2019 tally that is already the highest in 25 years. Continue reading

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Arizona seeing surge of hepatitis A cases, health officials say

Arizona is seeing a surge in hepatitis A cases, mostly in the Tucson area but also in metro Phoenix, health officials say. Continue reading

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Dr. Marc Siegel: Measles quarantine on a cruise ship – what are challenges for passengers?

Thanks to a Church of Scientology cruise ship quarantined this week by the Caribbean island of St. Lucia, people around the world are wondering how it might feel to be among 300 passengers and crew stranded on a ship with someone who has measles. Continue reading

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Mosquito samples in Texas county test positive for West Nile virus, health officials say

A mosquito sample collected in a Texas county tested positive for West Nile virus, officially marking the first positive samples to be confirmed this year, county health officials said this week. Continue reading

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Cruise ship quarantined in St. Lucia over confirmed measles case

Officials in St. Lucia quarantined a cruise ship after there was confirmed case of measles aboard the vessel that reportedly has the same name of a ship owned by the Church of Scientology. Continue reading

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Taco Bell employee tests positive for hepatitis A; co-workers vaccinated: report

A Taco Bell employee in central Florida tested positive for hepatitis A last month and likely exposed the restaurant’s patrons to the disease during his infectious period, the Pinellas County Health Department said. Continue reading

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2 clients at New Mexico spa offering ‘vampire facial’ diagnosed with HIV, others urged to get tested

Two clients at a New Mexico spa that offered “vampire facials” were diagnosed with HIV after receiving treatments, prompting health officials to urge more former patients of the now-shuttered business to get tested for the virus. Continue reading

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Ohio man recovering from flesh-eating bacteria infection after visiting Florida

An Ohio man who was visiting family in Florida on spring break when he suddenly felt ill is miraculously on the road to recovery with all limbs intact after doctors diagnosed him with a flesh-eating bacteria infection in his foot. Continue reading

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CDC: Record measles outbreak fueled by anti-vaccination propaganda

The U.S. is experiencing its largest measles outbreak in a quarter-century with no end in sight. Continue reading

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Bovine tuberculosis confirmed in Michigan cow herd, health officials say

A small beef herd in Alpena County, Mich., has recently tested positive for bovine tuberculosis, health officials said Thursday. Continue reading

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Kentucky cheerleader, 13, who died after falling ill at competition had ‘underlying strep infection,’ family says

Lilliana Schalck, a Kentucky cheerleader who died after she felt ill at a cheerleading competition in February, was suffering from a strep infection, a coroner’s report stated. Continue reading

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Measles outbreak sparks quarantine orders at 2 Los Angeles universities

Some students and employees at two Los Angeles universities have been quarantined due to possible contact with the measles virus, official said. Continue reading

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Girl bitten by blood-sucking ‘kissing bug’ inside her home

A Delaware girl was bitten by a blood-sucking kissing bug inside her home. Continue reading

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US measles cases hit highest level in 25 years, officials say

U.S. measles cases in 2019 have climbed to their highest level in 25 years, officials announced Wednesday. Continue reading

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