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Scientists: China Bird Virus Likely Silent Threat

Scientists taking a first look at the genetics of a bird flu strain that has killed three people in China said Wednesday that the virus could be harder to track than its better-known cousin H5N1 because it might be able to spread among poultry without showing any signs.

Posted Wednesday, April 3, 2013

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Gene-Altered Mosquitoes Could be Used vs. Dengue Fever

Dengue fever is a viral disease that inflicts severe flu-like symptoms.

Posted Thursday, December 6, 2012

WHO: 'Brain-eating Amoeba' Kills 10 in Pakistan

Waterborne parasite enters through nostrils and travels to the brain.

Posted Tuesday, October 9, 2012

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Yosemite Officials Say 1,700 Visitors Risk Rodent-Borne Disease

Four people have contracted hantavirus pulmonary syndrome, and two have died.

Posted Tuesday, August 28, 2012

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Suspected Disease Keeps Passengers on Delta Flight

Passengers were kept onboard for three hours while monkeypox was investigated.

Posted Friday, April 27, 2012

Providers Tell How They Celebrate EMS Week

How does your agency celebrate?

Posted Sunday, May 1, 2011

Dengue Fever Confirmed in Florida

Illness know to cause intense joint pain.

Posted Friday, July 16, 2010


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