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USAID pledges Ebola support as 15 new cases reported

Malawi to pilot groundbreaking malaria vaccine

Two Oklahoma hospitals fought off deadly fungal ‘superbug’

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Amid measles outbreak, clinics scramble to keep up with vaccine demand

Deadly drug-resistant TB a 'blinking red' global threat

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Scientists have found a new treatment for chlamydia

Ebola outbreak reminds us that we need pandemic preparedness

The FDA Just Approved the First Test for Mycoplasma Genitalium, a Commonly Misdiagnosed STI

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What you need to know about measles as the virus spreads across the country

Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Pet Hedgehogs

4 Utahns who had surgery in Mexico are infected by drug-resistant bacteria. They’re also at risk for HIV and hepatitis.

Incorporating the Economic Value of Morbidity and Mortality Risk Reductions in Evaluations of HAIs

They went to Mexico for surgery. They came back with a deadly superbug.

New antibiotics are scarce. What if we could train our bodies to better fight infection?

2 patients die after contracting infection linked to pigeon droppings

Infants With Bronchiolitis Often Prescribed Unnecessary Antibiotics, Study Shows

Study finds dermatologists have cut antibiotic use

5 tips to prevent the spread of an infectious superbug

CDC: Up to 7.3 million have had flu this season

Bayhealth issuing temporary flu visitation policy

Severe Flu Raises Risk Of Birth Problems For Pregnant Women, Babies

New York tackles 'largest measles outbreak' in state's recent history as cases spike globally

Will Taking Leftover Antibiotics Kill Me?

New Ebola-like virus is discovered in China

Vaccines Aren't Just for Kids. They're for Adults, Too

Who invited a cold to this party? Hugs & kisses = sneezes & coughs

How Flu Shots Make Appearances At The 2019 Golden Globe Awards

Antibiotic prescribing decreases when patient, doctor are both women

Children's hospitals more likely to give recommended antibiotics for pneumonia

Which flu shot should you get? Here’s what you need to know.

Don’t want antibiotics sprayed on your citrus? Sorry – it’s about to expand, big-time

A great first step to protect antibiotics for the future

10 New Year's Resolutions Doctors Actually Want You to Make, TIME, 12/2/18

How Dirty Is That Stethoscope? There Are Bacteria That Can Cause Disease

On a bat’s wing and a prayer

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Watching How Bacteria Recover Could Make Antibiotics More Effective

Hum bug: The flu is the holiday gift no one wants to receive

What Is Causing Acute Flaccid Paralysis Syndrome in Children?

How to Prevent Nasty Stomach Bugs This Winter? More Bleach.

The Ebola Outbreak In Congo Just Became The Second Largest Ever

Guess What? They Found Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria On The International Space Station

Survey: Most adults unaware of flu risks from chronic health conditions

The era of cheap and easy STD treatment is over. What went wrong?

This Is the Dirtiest Part of an Airplane, According to Flight Attendants — And It's Rarely Cleaned Between Flights

An underused strategy for surge in STDs: Treat patients' partners without a doctor visit

Salmonella contamination in turkey is widespread and unidentified

A Bold New Strategy for Stopping the Rise of Superbugs

Killer Tulips Hiding in Plain Sight

There's Growing Fear The Ebola Outbreak In Congo Could Get Much Worse

WHO uncovers big national variations in antibiotics consumption

Superbugs killed 33,000 Europeans in 2015: study

Llama Antibodies May Be the Key to Flu Prevention

Antimicrobial resistance is an urgent, global crisis

Repeat flu vaccinations don't hurt kids and might help boost immunity, study finds

What Is Adenovirus, The Virus That Has Left 7 Kids Dead

New test detects 100s of bacteria, resistance genes

The Flu Shot Can’t Infect You and Other Flu Facts

Your Facebook feed is wrong, the flu shot won't make your child sick: 5 things to know about the flu vaccine for children, Chicago Tribune, 10/17/18

CDC confirms 62 cases of polio-like illness, mostly affecting kids

Hospital-acquired bloodstream infections traced to patients' own bodies

More young US kids not getting vaccinated

Here's How to Tell if You Have a Cold or the Flu

Three children with suspected polio-like disease being treated at UPMC Children's Hospital

Make A Flu Shot Your Halloween Tradition

FDA: Here Is The 2019 Strategic Approach To Combat Antimicrobial Resistance

The War On Drugs — In Your Bacon

Puppies, What Did You Do Now? Antibiotic Resistant Infections In 118 People

Enlisting our own germs to help us battle infections

The Big Number: Sexually transmitted diseases on the rise

Summer just ended, but CDC officials are already urging people to prepare for another potentially nasty flu season

Ban jet air hand dryers? Scientists urge hospitals to avoid them, citing increased germs

Hospitals Step Up the War on Superbugs

The dangers of drug-resistant tuberculosis: What you need to know

Germs on planes: How to stay healthy at 30,000 feet

'Predatory Bacteria' Might Be Enlisted In Defense Against Antibiotic Resistance

Airport Security Trays Carry More Cold Germs Than Toilets, Study Finds

Episode 861: Food Scare Squad

HPV-related cancer rates are rising. So are vaccine rates—just not fast enough.

Three reasons the US is not ready for the next pandemic

Michigan Swine Flu: Two Ill After Attending Fair

Most people who think they have a penicillin allergy are wrong. That’s dangerous.

Lax Oversight Leaves Surgery Center Regulators And Patients In The Dark

Scientists Discover The Secret Weapon Of Stomach Viruses

Trends in U.S. Antibiotic Use, 2018

Teaching kids good hygiene in time for the new school year

123 more people sick in McDonald's salad outbreak

Contagious pink eye 'superbug' spreading around Houston

NIH experts note risks of 'difficult-to-treat' bloodstream infections

Over 200 salmonella infections linked to backyard chickens

'No snack is safe.' People are losing their crackers about the Ritz and Goldfish recalls

Low antibiotic levels in the environment may spur resistance

The World Health Organization just declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is over

How a hotel convention became ground zero for this deadly bacteria

How scientists are developing new weapons against antibiotic-resistant bacteria

New shingles vaccine is highly effective, long-lasting — and in short supply

CDC reports widespread salmonella outbreak from eating turkey

California keeps close eye on whooping cough after infant's death

Virginia resident dies after coming into contact with flesh-eating bacteria

Antibiotics are overprescribed: Here's why that's not good, and what you need to know

Health care workers, PPE and infection control: Study finds failures to follow protocol

Antibiotic Use in Urgent Care Centers Shows Need for Improvement

McDonald’s Removes Salads Linked to Intestinal Parasite Outbreak in Midwest

New UK guidelines aimed at stopping potential sexually transmitted superbug

‘Do not eat this cereal’: CDC issues blunt warning about Honey Smacks as outbreak grows to 100

Australian experiment wipes out over 80% of disease-carrying mosquitoes

Central Oregon a hot spot for Colorado tick fever

Not Fun In The Sun: Summer Infections From Animals

A novel ‘smart’ antibiotic may target most common bacterial infection contracted in US hospitals

Exclusive: England players banned from shaking hands – and told to use fist bumps instead

The Next Plague Is Coming. Is America Ready?

New shingles vaccine is highly effective, long-lasting — and in short supply