Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

India's Nipah virus outbreak: what do we know so far?

Authorities in India are scrambling to contain a rare outbreak of Nipah, a virus spread from animals to humans that causes deadly fever with a high mortality rate.


Preventing measles outbreaks in the US through vaccination

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lists India as the top country for measles outbreaks, with more than 57,500 reported cases. In the U.S., there have been 19 cases of the highly infectious virus this year.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Death toll rises to five in Poland Legionnaire's outbreak

The death toll from an outbreak of Legionnaire's disease in Rzeszow, southeast Poland, has risen to five, local authorities said Thursday as they try to detect the contamination source.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Foodborne illness outbreaks most often involve norovirus

Foodborne illness outbreaks most commonly involve norovirus, according to research published in the June 2 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

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