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New Pig Virus Poses Threat for Transmission to Humans
May 24, 2018 | Lauren Goodwin

  Researchers at Ohio State University, and Utrecht University in the Netherlands are collaborating to better understand the porcine deltacoronavirus...

Devastating Cholera Outbreak in War-torn Yemen
Dec 2, 2016 | Cheryl Lang

  The Problem The war-torn country of Yemen has been battling a significant cholera outbreak since mid-October of 2016. The number of suspected cases...

Cholera hits Mexico, Central America on alert
Oct 9, 2013 | Sheryl Gordon

An outbreak of cholera in Hidalgo State and the neighboring Federal District of Mexico City has caused 79 cases of disease, including one fatality....

Cholera Infects Almost 1500 in Northeast Afghanistan
Aug 15, 2013 | Alexandra Thomsen

An outbreak of cholera in Afghanistan’s Badakhshan province has infected 1492 people, one of whom has died of the illness, according to the...

A Rotavirus Vaccine for All
May 24, 2013 | Jason Hayes

Last week, Bill Gates, co-founder of both Microsoft and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, told the Washington Post that one of the most...

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Hundreds of Thousands of Possible Cases Linked to Polluted Water Source in Huangchuan County
Jul 18, 2011 | healthmap

Since mid-June, Huangchuan County of Henan Province in China has seen a sharp rise in diarrhea cases, exceeding the capacity of local hospitals and...