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PIERRE, S.D. –A Hughes County resident is South Dakota’s first human West Nile virus (WNV) detection of the season, the state Health Department reported today. The person is in the 20 to 29 age group...

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A measles outbreak is ongoing in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). The 4 states in FSM are Yap, Chuuk, Kosrae, and Pohnpei. The states together comprise more than 600 islands. Measles has been...

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The Imperial County Heath Officer, Dr. Stephen Munday, announced that a middle-aged resident of Imperial County passed away due to Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF), a tickborne disease. The individual...

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Public Health Wales is warning of an increase in cases of infectious syphilis across Wales and is urging anyone who may have been at risk to seek testing. Last month, Public Health Wales warned of an increase...

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Bureau for Public Health says the state is investigating its first suspect case of chikungunya (pronounced chik-en-gun-ye),...

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Last month, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported on a dengue fever outbreak in Tanzania and today the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice for the in the southeast...

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In response to the recent information about a Plasmodium vivax malaria outbreak in the Aswan Governorate in Egypt, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a notice for US travelers...

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A 34-year-old construction worker from Minya province is the third confirmed human H5N1 avian influenza case of the year, according to a Masrawy.com report (computer translated). Laboratory analysis by...

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North Carolina’s second case of chikungunya was confirmed today in an Alamance County resident who recently traveled to the Caribbean. Currently, none of the reported cases of this viral infection...

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With the reports of an additional 38 typhoid cases today, the outbreak at the Cebu town of Borbon has topped 80, according to the Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (RESU) in Central Visayas. The...