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Travel alert for Chikungunya Virus

Chikungunya virus is endemic in the Indonesian archipelago, and sporadic cases are reported from various islands, including Bali. Bali is a favorite tourist destination, and visitors should be aware of the risk of...

Tomato flu outbreak in India

Just as we are dealing with the probable emergence of fourth wave of COVID-19, a new virus known as tomato flu, or tomato fever, has emerged in India in the state of Kerala in children younger than 5 years.1 The rare...

Henipavirus Outbreak in China

Published in the New England Journal of Medicine, a newly identified Henipavirus, named Langya (LayV), infected farmers and other residents, who believe it may have spread directly or indirectly from shrews – small mole...

New York detects vaccine-derived polio case

Health officials in New York  announced a vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 case, which involves a person in Rockland County, prompting a vaccination push for the unimmunized and those who aren’t fully protected...