Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Thailand sounds alarm after anthrax outbreak in Laos

Thailand ordered a close watch on livestock on Thursday after an outbreak of anthrax in neighboring Laos, where more than 50 suspected human cases have been reported.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Bacteria that causes rare tropical disease found in US soil

A germ that causes a rare and sometimes deadly disease—long thought to be confined to tropical climates—has been found in soil and water in the continental United States, U.S. health officials said Wednesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Deadly bacteria released from US high-security lab

US officials in Louisiana are investigating how a dangerous and often deadly bacteria got out of a high-security laboratory at a research facility, USA Today reported Sunday.


Are there drugs in our water?

Recreational drugs could become a major source of Australian urban water contamination, scientists warn.

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