A new strain of norovirus also known as ‘winter-vomiting disease’ is blamed for the recent upsurge of gastrointestinal illnesses across the US which is expected to increase by 50% as the winter season sets in.
The New York City's Health Department reported that the male patient at Mount Sinai Hospital is "unlikely" to have Ebola.
Over 100 food safety representatives have fallen ill after attending a food safety summit in Baltimore.
A new federal report found that one in 25 patients who stay at a hospital will get an infection.
A new study found that children who suffer from chronic stomach aches are more likely to have suffer or will suffer from an anxiety disorder some point in their lifetime.
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