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Researchers found the first direct evidence that vomit can facilitate the spread of norovirus ...
Chikungunya, a mosquito-borne virus that has historically been prevalent in Africa and Asia, is making its way to the U.S. ...
Doctors peformed amputations to stop the spread of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever ...
The patient traveled to a country with Ebola cases and was hospitalized after developing symptoms and notifying authorities ...
Thirty-one cases have been reported since July 10 and the health department is investigating the cause the of the outbreak ...
The 16-year-old athlete appeared to have flu symptoms; his condition quickly deteriorated ...
The woman has a drug-resistant form of tuberculosis and Ill. health officials are working with the CDC to find people who may have had direct contact with her ...
Health officials are keeping close watch on the disease, which killed seven people and infected nearly 100 in the country ...
Man with confirmed case of MERS, a potentially fatal virus similar to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), is hospitalized in isolation in southern China ...
The Queensland Ambulance Service paramedic was carrying the contagious virus while transporting patients to four hospitals ...
Saturday marked 42 days since Liberia's last Ebola case, and officials declared the end of the epidemic seven months after the international outbreak ...
A TV station microbiologist swabbed a number of beards and was shocked at the findings ...
For catastrophic disasters in developing countries it's time to rethink the USAR and aid response from high-income nations ...
The spread of the virus is intravenous drug uses; it sparked a CDC alert and the state has spent more than $2 million on efforts to fight the outbreak ...
The proposed 'Bystander Insurance' will pay medical fees to civilians that become injured or infected while helping others ...
A compound made from cow bile and a plant from garlic family as effective as conventional antibiotics in laboratory testing ...
Officials describe decision as "low risk situation and highly unlikely to be Ebola" ...
The oral suction tip holster is designed to provide infection control for patients and providers ...
“The disease is way worse than I thought,” Dr. Luanne Freer, medical director for Yellowstone National Park, told Montana State University students ...
An antibiotic-resistant strain of bacteria may have been transmitted through two contaminated endoscopes ...