By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the measles situation in American Samoa, government officials report a 12th confirmed case, with three suspected cases with laboratory...

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The World Health Organization (WHO) announced last week that a month long measles and rubella vaccination campaign was to commence on Jan. 12 at Rohingya refugee camps  in Cox’s...

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Just as Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber this year announced his Lyme disease diagnosis, bringing new attention to the illness, a University of Guelph research lab has published a...

Fully vaccinating children reduces the risk of hospitalization associated with influenza by 54%, according to a study by researchers at the University of Michigan, the Clalit Research...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on a post from Thursday concerning media reports about monkeypox in Cameroon, the World Health Organization via the Cameroon Ministry...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Macao Health officials in Macao reported (computer translated) a confirmed second case of new coronavirus in a 66-year-old male tourist from Wuhan. He...

One Health is a term used frequently in recent years. If you’re not familiar with the term, you’ve come to the right place. Joining me to discuss One Health and a recent resolution...

Wuhan City, China has been a focus for infectious disease and public health experts over the past month due to a pneumonia outbreak where the etiology is not quite clear. News keeps...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the University of North Carolina’s Campus Health are reporting a confirmed case of mumps in a UNC-Chapel Hill student. The...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Florida Department of Health saw an additional 40 outbreak hepatitis A (HAV) cases during the past week, bringing the total to 4,046 cases...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews For the first time in 20 years, Brazil health authorities are reporting (computer translated) a confirmed case of Brazilian hemorrhagic fever. During...

The Department of Health and Social Care and Public Health England released a statement today concerning the novel coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan City, China. Officials say that starting...