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Hand washing is one of the best ways to prevent infectious diseases, and placing cameras over sinks might boost youngsters' hand hygiene, new research suggests.
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A new medical-testing device is being prepped to enter the battle against infectious disease .
For some of the scientists and doctors who helped the world battle the 2003 SARS outbreak, the recent rapid rise in human infections in several Middle Eastern countries caused by a cousin virus is creating a sense of sharp unease.
Town of Whitecourt mayor Maryann Chichak and Alberta Health Services public health nurse Jean Day show off the official Whitecourt Proclamation of Immunization Week on April 26 to May 3. Barry Kerton That is the message Alberta Health Services wants to get out during Immunization Week, which will be held on the last week of April.
An outbreak of mumps among New Jersey college students has highlighted the "weak sister" in the MMR vaccine.
On Tuesday, Banfield Pet HospitalA released its State of Pet Health a 2014 Report.
A credit-card-sized anthrax detection cartridge developed at Sandia National Laboratories and recently licensed to a small business makes testing safer, easier, faster and cheaper.
A new superbug that caused a bloodstream infection in a Brazilian patient has been identified by an international research team.
The mumps outbreak in Columbus at Ohio State University is now over 230 cases. The majority of which stems from students on campus.
The deaths of five young patients exposed to a fungus at Children's Hospital between 2008 and 2009 have been linked to a single source: contaminated linen.
More research is needed on HIV and schistosomiasis coinfection in children in sub-Saharan Africa, experts say.
During the study period, 628,673 infectious disease-related deaths occurred, the annual change in the mortality rate was aS'1.6%, and the average infectious disease mortality rate was 48.5 deaths/100,000 population.
Hundreds turned out at Boston City Hall Wednesday night to weigh in on a proposal to prohibit certain biosafety research in the city into deadly diseases.
"TB is a bacterial infection. It affects mainly lungs in the body," said Dr. Tarak Patel, an infectious diseases physician.
A newly developed inhibitory substance against the measles virus may protect individuals already infected from the disease and prevent the spreading of the virus.
State Senator and GOP Lt. Governor candidate Dan Patrick faced off against San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro in a televised debate over immigration tonight at 6pm.