Without proactive measures and response, the changing climate is projected to continue to adversely affect the global incidence and distribution of infectious diseases and cause 250,000 additional deaths per year between 2030 and 2050.
A vaccine against Zika virus, once available and effectively deployed, may substantially reduce prenatal infections.
Kratom, the controversial plant used by some as an opioid substitute, is at the center of a multistate Salmonella outbreak, prompting the CDC to issue a recommendation against the consumption of kratom in any form.
Analysis demonstrated that the differentiation into clades correlated more closely with the presence of an ASSuT genotype and certain MLST sequence types than with the geographic origin of the isolates.
An unusual outbreak of measles was recorded in Ontario, Canada in early 2015.
Individuals with certain occupations or in certain populations may be more at risk of fatality from hantavirus pulmonary syndrome.
Symptoms of Seoul virus infection include fever, headache, and back pain.
CDC is currently investigating cases of Seoul virus infections in 8 workers from several rat-breeding facilities in Illinois and Wisconsin.
New guidelines continue to recommend oral azole antifungal agents, usually fluconazole, as the preferred treatment for most manifestations of coccidioidomycosis that require treatment, including infection in the second and third trimesters of pregnancy.
Between 2013 and 2015, 7 patients with this type of roundworm were reported throughout the United States.
In the absence of something like flu season, all of the germs people run into, even in a crowded environment like the T, are normal.
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