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Minas Gerais Declares State of Emergency as Brazilian Yellow Fever Outbreak Rages On
A total of 22 cases of yellow fever have been confirmed in Minas Gerais since July 2017 and 15 of those individuals have died.
WHO Recommends Yellow Fever Vaccine Prior to Carnival
The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended visitors to Sao Paulo, Brazil, should consider getting the yellow fever vaccine before visiting.
Rhesus Macaques in Florida Park Threaten to Spread Herpes B to Humans
New research suggests that the rhesus macaques residing in a popular Florida park should be considered a public health concern, as they harbor a virus that can be deadly if transmitted to humans.
Antibody Proves Promising Against Marburg Virus
The Marburg virus, a rare, but serious filovirus virus, is a zoonotic virus in which outbreaks are frequently triggered by interaction with the African fruit bat, Rousettus aegyptiacus.
Did Infections Caused by World War I Contribute to Causing World War II?
How many of those who recovered from WWI-associated infections had residual neurological impairments that increased their risk for violence?
<i>Contagion</i>®'s Top 10 Infectious Disease Articles of 2017
Check out the top 10 infectious disease articles of 2017.
The 10 Biggest Infectious Disease Outbreaks of 2017
We’ve rounded up the 10 biggest infectious disease outbreaks of 2017.
Top Lyme Disease News of 2017
It was a big year for Lyme disease on Contagion®, with coverage of advances in early testing and other diseases that may be linked with the disease, to a panelist of experts debating the existence of chronic Lyme disease in our first-ever Peer Exchange® panel.
The new test can differentiate between Lyme disease and 7 other tick-borne diseases.