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An outbreak of invasive group A Streptococcus infection involved 13 medical spa clients undergoing liposuction and resulted in 1 death, according to a report in JAMA Internal Medicine .
The child known as the "Mississippi Baby" - an infant seemingly cured of human immunodeficiency virus infection whose case was reported in the New England Journal of Medicine last fall - now has detectable levels of HIV after more than 2 years of not taking antiretroviral therapy without evidence of virus, according to a report from the National ... (more)
A young girl who made headlines around the world when she appeared to have been "cured" of HIV soon after birth has now tested positive for the AIDS virus.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Infectious diseases once unknown in Oklahoma are now a threat to the health of its residents as maladies such as the West Nile virus, chikungunya virus and Heartland virus spread across the globe, according to state health ...
The fourth volume of Dark Horse's 'Strain' adaptation, containing the second part of the second book, arrived July 2. Mainly because the Strain, an infectious disease that spreads vampirism, has already appeared in novels and comics, and will launch as a TV series on FX Sunday.
Men who have had sex with other men are not allowed to donate blood. That's according to guidelines set by the FDA.
US government infectious disease labs mishandled dangerous pathogens five times in the last decade, according to a health agency report.
Scott and Michelle Bibby with Isla, 7, , Devon, 4, and Eden, 8. When Isla was 2 she suffered severe complications from chickenpox.
Citing an anthrax scare and other safety problems, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday said it shut down two research labs and stopped shipping highly dangerous germs to other labs.
Polio is history in much of the world, but remains common in places like Afghanistan, Nigeria and Pakistan.
A total of 1,397 people died of infectious diseases on the Chinese mainland in June, statistics of the National Health and Family Planning Commission showed on Friday.
A potential vaccine to protect children from the worldwide scourge of dengue fever was somewhat successful in a trial among Asian children.
Senator David Vitter has sent a letter to the Secretary of Homeland Security demanding answers to 10 questions about the administration's handling of the "humanitarian crisis" involving the tens of thousands of immigrant children who have crossed the border into the U.S. Among his questions are whether the administration plans to relocate any of ... (more)
On Wednesday, health officials confirmed that a Colorado resident has been diagnosed with the pneumonic plague, and the man's dog already died from the rare disease, reported Fox News.
In this undated file image provided by Johns Hopkins Medicine in 2005 Dr. Deborah Persaud, a pediatric HIV expert at Johns Hopkins' Children's Center in Baltimore, holds a vial.
Updated: Mon Jul 14, 2014 01:01 am
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