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Ohio Columbus health officials say they've confirmed 2 cases of mumps at a local community college as an outbreak of the illness continues. Jose Rodriguez, Columbus Public Health spokesman, says two Columbus State Community College students have been
Theresa's Convent in Monrovia early this week about the deadly Ebola virus, a professional Liberian nurse working at the Redemption Hospital in New Kru Town cautiously called on politicians not to politicize the outbreak of Ebola in the country.
An antibiotic-resistant salmonella outbreak linked to a California poultry farm broke out in October...Although regulations dictate that eating salmonella-infected chicken is safe when cooked above a certain temperature, the CDC says that at least
Five very sick children died after a fungus apparently brought into a New Orleans hospital on sheets and other linens made them sicker, federal and state investigators said Wednesday. The children died in 2008 and 2009, according to the Centers for
When it comes to the communities of helpful bacteria living in and on people, "one-size-fits-all" is definitely not the rule, a new study finds. A team at the University of Michigan found wide variation in the types of bacteria that healthy people
The wards are a cluster of unassuming white tents in the middle of a large field, not far from the center of the city...Two layers of zippers keep the outside from getting in, and more importantly here -- the opposite. Nobody goes inside the tent
Four in five Americans agree that people shake hands less often than they did 25 years ago, and two in five say they've personally hesitated to press the flesh for fear of germs...Over the past five years, growing consumer fears over the impact of
German researchers reveal bacteria's strategies to maximize survival BERLIN, April 15 (Xinhua) -- Physicists at Ludwig-Maximilian University in Germany's Munich (LMU) announced Tuesday their calculations about how the bacteria maximize their survival.
A student at Santa Maria High School has been diagnosed with active tuberculosis (TB). A student at Santa Maria High School has been diagnosed with active tuberculosis ( TB ). The family, Santa Maria Joint Union School District and Santa Barbara
Only four tiny modifications to group A Streptococcus bacteria caused it to explode into a worldwide epidemic, the study said. "The first two events were the acquisition of two bacterial viruses," said infectious disease pathologist James Musser of