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This Could be an Ugly Year for Giardiasis in the US

Numbers of reported Giardiasis cases are far exceeding any forecasts and we haven't even hit peak season.

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Outbreak Watch: Hand Foot Mouth Disease in China

Case counts in China of Hand Foot Mouth Disease are spiking well above forecasted levels.

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Singapore Experiencing Fresh Zika Cases

In Singapore, while only 1 Zika case was reported in the last week, 33 cases have been reported in 2017, most of them in the past month. Singapore is the only country in SE or East Asia with a current travel advisory issued by the CDC. It is unlikely that Zika transmission is contained to …

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New Ebola Outbreak Tests International Response

A new outbreak of Ebola virus is ongoing in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Since the first new Ebola case died on April 22nd, 29 suspected cases and 3 deaths have been reported in Northern DRC, including the areas of Nambwa, Mouma, and Ngay. The response to the outbreak has been swift, including contact tracing, …

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New Zika Risk Along Mississippi Flyway

Disease forecaster Ascel Bio is issuing a watch notice for the areas around Davenport Iowa and Columbus Mississippi, following the emergence of environmental conditions there that are linked to the spread of the Zika carrying Aedes aegypti mosquito. Zika risk has remained high in roughly two dozen locations in Hawaii, the East Coast and other …

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