Mysterious Illness Causes Outbreak In Campus, Norivirus Suspected
An outbreak of a mysterious illness at a college campus has caused nearly 200 students to fall ill. The suspected cause of the widespread infection is norovirus.
Rat Bite From Rare Rodent Strikes 8 People In The US
CDC confirms that 8 people in the US have been infected with a virus from the rat bite of rare rodents. This is the first time that cases like thses have been reported in the US since most reports of the infection have occured in Asia.
Yellow Fever Outbreak In Brazil Kills 30, Officials Fear Epidemic
A yellow fever outbreak in Minas Gerais State in southeastern Brazil infected about 110 people and killed 30. Officials fear it might turn to an epidemic.
Stomach Bug Suspected For School Outbreaks, Affects Over 800 Students
A university and a high school are both riddled with stomach bug outbreaks this week as low temperatures persist. Contaminated food is also identified as contributing to the outbreak, causing illness to over 800 students and 50 staff.
Hacking Cough Virus Causes Outbreak, Could Not Be Treated With Antibiotics
Recent cough outbreaks in the Wales region is said to be caused by the hacking cough virus. It is a highly unpleasant respiratory condition that does not respond to antibiotic treatments.
Trial For Meningitis Outbreak Linked To Framingham Pharmacy Begins
The 2012 national meningitis outbreak in the US is said to have been caused by contaminated vials of preservative-free methylprednisolone acetate, a steroid manufactured by New England Compounding Center (NECC).
Texas Mumps Possibly Caused By Cheerleading Contests
Health officials emphasized the importance of getting vaccinated. Mumps outbreak is reported not just in Texas, but in other states as well.
Norovirus Affects 100 USC students
University of Southern California students experienced nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, fever and fatigue.
Zika Vaccines are Needed Especially in Affected Areas
Zika outbreak is an issue that needs to be resolved as soon as possible. US government and health institutions are coordinating with each other to stop the outbreak.