South Korea is now reporting the second highest number of confirmed cases outside China, while the death toll in Italy has nearly doubled within a day.
More than half of those reported infected outside China were aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship, which has been quarantined in Japan for over two weeks.
New information from the Hubei province of China, where the recent outbreak of COVID-19 is alleged to have started, is claiming 14,840 new confirmed cases and 242 new deaths as a result of the virus.
Cases have been confirmed outside of China where it originated and the World Health Organization will meet to determine if the outbreak constitutes an international emergency.
Blackberries bought in Fresh Thyme Farmers Market in September have been linked to an outbreak of hepatitis A in 11 states.
The process was discovered following an infection of one patient, who had to undergo four amputations during a life-saving procedure after the disease turned deadly.
The recall affects products sold under the brand names Del Monte, HEB, Hungryroot, Kroger Organic, Mann's, Marketside, O Organics, Signature Farms, Sysco and Trader Joe's.
The study provides more proof that children should be vaccinated against the virus, experts stressed.
Tip Top Poultry has expanded its recall list due to concerns over listeria, a bacterium that can cause serious health problems for the infected, including stillbirths for pregnant women.
Necrotizing fasciitis is a rare, potentially fatal infection caused by several different types of bacteria which move rapidly through the body, attacking the skin and soft tissue.
Marie Trainer from Stark County said it was "very hard to cope with."
The Dominican health minister has launched a review into the death of Alexandra Medina, the latest U.S. resident to die after traveling to the country for an elective procedure.
The salmonella bacteria can cause symptoms including diarrhea, fever and stomach cramps, according to the CDC.
The woman used tap water instead of sterilized liquid to rinse her sinuses.
Patients who had dental procedures at the facility between January 1, 2007 and September 14, 2018, should get tested, health officials said.
"Rarely does adenovirus get this nasty," a specialist said.
Drug resistance threatens recent gains against the disease—but research shows there's reason to be optimistic.
A common mistake people make while wearing contacts is leading to the outbreaks.
The West Nile virus has killed 35 people so far in 2018.
"By the time they'd realized what it was, my entire toe bone had been eaten away," said Victoria Curthoys.
"I'll never get my health back, and I just want other people to be aware of how dangerous this flesh-eating bug is," said Andrew Lane.
A bill to legalize abortion at up to 14 weeks was defeated earlier this month in Argentina.
"Take what you need but keep me alive," he told doctors.
Andrey Suchilin, 58, was a rock guitarist from Russia who contracted the necrotic infection while on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria.