Disease Outbreaks

Red Cross: 1 million Yemenis at risk of cholera outbreak

Nov 17, 2017

An international aid group says one million people across three Yemeni cities are at risk of a renewed cholera outbreak and other water-borne diseases following the closing of airports and sea ports by a Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Shiite rebels

Algae plague raises doubts about voluntary runoff prevention

Nov 16, 2017

Federal and state policies on preventing harmful algae in waterways depend largely on voluntary use of farming practices intended to prevent fertilizer runoff

The Latest: Authorities: Pharmacist disregarded human lives

Oct 25, 2017

Federal authorities say a verdict in the case of a Massachusetts pharmacist charged in a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak holds him responsible in one of the largest public health crises in U.S. history

Pharmacist acquitted of murder in 2012 meningitis outbreak

Oct 25, 2017

A Massachusetts pharmacist charged in a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak has been cleared of murder

Pharmacist convicted of racketeering, mail fraud in meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people; cleared of murder

Oct 25, 2017

Pharmacist convicted of racketeering, mail fraud in meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people; cleared of murder

Amid Marburg outbreak, Uganda hosts global health summit

Oct 25, 2017

Amid Marburg fever outbreak, Uganda hosts global summit on infectious diseases

Madagascar's plague deaths up to 124, island nation says

Oct 25, 2017

Madagascar's plague deaths up to 124, island nation says, as outbreak affects 2 largest cities

Prosecutor: Pharmacist in meningitis case gambled with lives

Oct 20, 2017

A federal prosecutor says a Massachusetts pharmacist charged in a meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people knew mold and other bacteria were growing inside the filthy production rooms but chose to do nothing

UN says plague cases in Madagascar almost doubled in 5 days

Oct 19, 2017

The U.N. says the number of plague cases in Madagascar has almost doubled over the last five days and medical experts project the situation will, worsen with 1,000 cases expected every month if funds aren't rapidly provided

Marburg hemorrhagic fever kills 1 person in Uganda

Oct 19, 2017

Uganda's health minister says 1 person has recently died of Marburg, a highly infectious disease that, like Ebola, manifests as a viral hemorrhagic fever

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