Bridge collapse, construction woes, disease fears put New Delhi’s Commonwealth Games at risk

Commonwealth Games at risk with under 2 weeks left

State officials: 4,000 infected, 9 dead from whooping cough in California as infections rise

Calif. whooping cough: 9 dead, infections on rise

Cholera strikes West Africa as heavy rains carry disease throughout villages, killing hundreds

Cholera stalks West Africa as rains spread disease

Official: Scientist detained at Miami airport once charged with transporting bubonic plague

Man in Miami scare once accused of hauling plague

Health Ministry: Cholera epidemic in Nigeria, which has killed 352, threatens entire country

Nigeria: Cholera epidemic death toll rises to 352

Cholera surfaces in flood-hit Pakistan, as fresh deluges threaten new parts of the south

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Cholera surfaces in flood-ravaged Pakistan as new water surges hit the south

President Barack Obama speaks briefly on Afghanistan

Recalls this week include toy campsites, truffle puree

Recalls this week: Toy campsites, truffle puree

Pakistani medical teams race to prevent disease outbreak after worst floods in history

Risk of disease rises amid deadly Pakistan floods

Flooded Dominican Republic communities on alert for deadly dengue, leptospirosis outbreaks

Flooded Dominican towns fight disease outbreaks

Hemorrhagic variant of dengue fever rising in Mexico, moving closer to US border after floods

Mexico worried by rise in hemorrhagic dengue

Dengue epidemic threatens Caribbean as number of infections and deaths increase

Dengue epidemic threatens Caribbean, kills dozens

Thunderstorm cuts short star-studded opening of flashy Austrian AIDS gala

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AP IMPACT: 40 million doses of expired swine flu vaccine to be burned; $260 million lost

AP IMPACT: Millions of vaccine doses to be burned

China, US open Shanghai field epidemiology center, to train disease sleuths, boost prevention

China, US open disease study center in Shanghai

Malaria cases shoot up in Venezuela, epidemic grips region where miners venture into jungle

Malaria epidemic hits southern Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela — Malaria cases have doubled in Venezuela so far this year as health officials confront an epidemic in a vast southern region where wildcat gold miners are often infected in remote jungle camps.

Official: Diphtheria kills 15-year-old, but no sign respiratory disease is spreading in Haiti

Health official: No sign of Haiti diphtheria spike

Bangladesh world leader in lifesaving diarrhea remedy; millions continue to die globally

Poor man’s Gatorade saves Bangladeshi kids

Swine flu provides test run for next epidemic, but Mexicans grappling with its lessons

1 year after swine flu, Mexicans split on response

Cancun, Mexico’s spring break king, recovers from swine flu, drug violence’s blow to tourism

Mexico’s spring break king rebounds

CANCUN, Mexico — Mexico’s spring break king — Cancun — is rebounding quickly from last year’s triple blow to its tourism industry caused by the country’s swine flu epidemic, drug violence and a global economic crisis.

Puerto Rico health officials declare dengue epidemic, fear repeat of 2007’s large outbreak

Puerto Rico declares epidemic of dengue fever

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