In Pará, Brazil, there has been a cluster of Chagas disease cases believed to be related to the consumption of tainted acai berries.
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According to the World Health Organization, measles cases across Europe have reached a record high.
Passengers onboard a ship that cruised from Vancouver to Seward have been advised to be alert for measles symptoms.
A recent survey has found that there is low awareness of endemic diseases among people travelling to international destinations.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first antimalarial drug in nearly 20 years.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported on an outbreak of vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) in Nigeria
The BMJ has reported that Ebola has reappeared in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) just a week after an outbreak in the western part of the country was declared over.
Researchers have ascertained the extent to which disease epidemics adversely impact on the livelihoods of individuals, households and communities in affected areas.
The US Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a travel advisory for pilgrims going to Hajj (the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca)
An unknown disease is on the increase in the Democratic Republic of Congo.